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One Dead after Pedestrian Hit-and-Run near 5 Freeway

GORMAN, CA (July 6, 2021) – One unidentified person died Friday evening following a pedestrian hit-and-run on Copco Avenue.

The tragic accident happened at around 9:28 p.m. on July 2, in the 45100 block of Copco Avenue, near the Golden State Freeway.

According to reports, CHP arrived at the scene where they found a pedestrian lying on the ground, but the cause of the accident remains unknown.

Authorities added that the driver that struck the pedestrian reportedly fled the scene.

At this point, the police withheld the identity of the victim until their next of kin was notified. Meanwhile, the make and model of the car involved in the accident are still unclear at this time.

Authorities are currently conducting an active investigation into the crash; more information will be released as soon as it becomes available about the hit-and-run on Copco Avenue.


The attorneys at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim this trying time.


If you have lost a loved one in a similar pedestrian accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet James. With over 20 years of combined experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. Their legal team has dealt with a variety of cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death. Focus on grieving your loved one, and they will take care of the rest.

Call them for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435. For more information about your accident, click here to request a police report. They are here to help you and your family during this difficult time.

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