Patrice Damiani-Peters ID’d as Pedestrian Killed in Fountain Valley Hit-and-run
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (August 30, 2018) — Patrice Damiani-Peters, 30, has been identified as the pedestrian killed early Monday morning in a hit-and-run collision on Warner Avenue, according to the Orange County Register.
The collision took place just after midnight on August 27th. The woman’s body was found just west of Bushard Street with injuries consistent with being struck b y a vehicle. The driver fled the scene without stopping to help the victim.
At this time, there is no description of the suspect driver or their vehicle, but police are hoping someone will come forward with information that leads them to an arrest of the culprit.
Witnesses are urged to call Fountain Valley Police at (714)-593-4485.
Orange County Crash Investigation
A full investigation into what caused this collision is underway. The location of this fatality is at an intersection with crosswalks in all directions. Police will piece together evidence in an effort to determine what happened and to get clues about the vehicle involved. There are certainly many unanswered questions such as whether or not speed was a factor, distractions or a dangerous road condition.
We extend our condolences to the family of Patrice Damiani-Peters as they cope with her loss.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision, but if you were injured the first step should be to obtain medical help. A surviving family member may have grounds for a wrongful death claim, however, a police report will be necessary to file an insurance claim.
We know that dealing with the insurance company can be difficult. We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you feel you need help, please do not hesitate to call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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