Naronica Owens, 49, Killed in Hit-and-Run on 57 Freeway at 60 Freeway
DIAMOND BAR (October 27, 2018) – A woman was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident on the 57 Freeway and 60 Freeway early Thursday, according to KTLA.
Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner’ Office identified the victim as 49-year-old Naronica Owens, of Moreno Valley.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said the incident began when the 1992 Honda Civic that Owens was driving had stopped in the fast lane for an unknown reason.
The stopped car was then rear-ended by a 2017 Toyota Prius being driven by a 27-year-old Ontario man. As a result of the initial crash, Owens exited her vehicle but in the process was struck by a third car.
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CHP affirmed that Owens was pronounced dead at the scene. The wreck occurred at about 12:20 a.m. on the northbound 57 Freeway at the 60 Freeway.
Meanwhile, the driver who hit Owens reportedly fled east on the 60 Freeway. The suspect car was described as a white, 2011-model or newer Chevrolet Cruze.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the CHP’s Baldwin Park-area office at 626-338-1164.
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