TWENTY-NINE PALMS, California (October 10, 2014) – Agnes Lee Quitano, 19, of Twenty-Nine Palms was killed Thursday night in a pedestrian accident while walking across Twenty-Nine Palms Highway (State Route 62), according to a dispatch by the California Highway Patrol.
The driver of a Toyota pickup truck was traveling westbound on Twenty-Nine Palms Highway when they struck Quitano just east of La Buena Tierra Avenue.
Paramedics responded to the crash and transported the injured teenager to Hi-Desert Medical Center. She was treated in the emergency room, but she died of her injuries at 7:48 p.m.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is heading up the investigation into the crash and will determine liability for her death.
“My condolences go out to this teenager’s family as they cope with her sudden and tragic loss,” said Attorney James Johnson, a personal injury lawyer who serves the San Bernardino County community.
If you have legal questions following an injury collision, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801.
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