WEST HILLS, California (April 12, 2016) — A fatal crash is under investigation to determine if the driver was distracted when he or she struck and killed a mother and daughter ages 69 and 31, as they walked their dog Monday night in the 23300 block of West Roscoe Boulevard, a report by ABC News said.
People who lived in the area attempted CPR on the victims at the scene until paramedics arrived.
Per KTLA 5 News, the daughter identified as Erica Botz died of her injuries at the scene. The mother identified as Pia Botz was taken to a hospital, where she also died.
The driver of the SUV stopped at the scene and was questioned by police, but released early Tuesday morning. He or she told authorities they did not see the pedestrians on the darkened street.
The loss of a family member in a collision is devastating. No one can prepare themselves for this tragedy. Johnson Attorneys Group would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family.
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