Long Beach, CA (May 28, 2020) – A pedestrian accident claimed one victim’s life in Long Beach.
At around 11 p.m., on May 26, 26-year-old Jyvante West was in the process of fleeing from police in a Mercedes-Benz. As the driver sped through a red light at the intersection of 6th Street and Magnolia Avenue, he struck 32-year-old Jose Hernandez, who was walking his dog across the road.
Hernandez and his dog were both killed in this accident.
West was arrested and faces several charges for this incident.
At this time, the Long Beach Police Department is investigating.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Jose Hernandez at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
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