Melissa Koehler Killed in Hit-and-run Crash
WEST LOS ANGELES, California (August 31, 2017) — Melissa Koehler, 47, was struck down and killed in a crosswalk Wednesday night when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver at Federal Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, according to a report by the Los Angeles Police Department.
The fatal car accident was reported about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection. The woman was struck as she walked in a crosswalk.
Antonio Huizar, 45, was arrested on the night of the crash, police said.
Those of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our sincere condolences to the family of Melissa Koehler at this difficult time.
Investigations into fatal collisions involving a negligent motorist can take weeks or months. Meanwhile, families often have legal questions about what they should do and how to protect their rights.
If you were injured or have lost a loved one in a hit-and-run collision, a qualified accident attorney can help by providing you with a free consultation. Johnson Attorneys Group can be reached at 800-235-6801.
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