Lancaster, CA - Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Antelope Valley Frwy

Lancaster, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Antelope Valley Frwy

Lancaster, CA (January 20, 2020) – 30-year-old James Edmonds has been identified as the pedestrian who was killed on Wednesday, January 15th on the Antelope Valley Freeway.

Edmonds, who was homeless, died during a car accident that took place at around 11:55 p.m. near Avenue I. 

Edmonds was reportedly running westbound across the northbound lanes when he was struck by a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. 

The driver, 26-year-old Kylie Blackmore, a resident of Rosamond, sustained cuts to her face and pains in her chest as a result of the collision. 

She was taken by paramedics to Antelope Valley Hospital.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim, James Edmonds, at this time.  Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Lancaster

Lancaster, CA - Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Antelope Valley Frwy

A claim for wrongful death may only be filed by a surviving family member of the deceased. The deceased’s spouse, domestic partner, and children have priority in this situation, but if the situation is such that none of the aforementioned are alive or able, the wrongful death claim can be filed by a parent or other relative. You will have to verify your kinship to the deceased via certain legal documents, but it’s a reasonably straightforward process. 

California does put a statute of limitations on filing a wrongful death claim, so while you shouldn’t make any hasty or emotionally-charged decisions, you do need to be aware that the clock is counting down and you need to address this distasteful matter as soon as you’re able.

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