Woman Looking for Lost Dog Hit by Car in Fatal Crash
NORTH HILLS, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2018) – Pamela Ramos, 27, was struck and killed by a vehicle while searching for a dog in this residential neighborhood, police said.
The fatal traffic accident took place just before 2:43 a.m. in the 8200 block of Burnet Avenue, just south of Roscoe Boulevard, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
The report stated that the vehicle was traveling northbound when the collision took place. The driver of the black Chevrolet Camaro sedan stopped and called 911 for help after the collision. Meanwhile, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses reported the woman may have been searching for her dog. The roadway was dark road and there were no crosswalks nearby. Police indicated that speed and DUI were not factors.
Los Angeles County Accident Investigation
Police are piecing together evidence and will determine fault for this crash.
We offer our condolences to the family of Pamela Ramos.
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