62-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Collision near 88th Street

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 17, 2023) – Thursday, Carlos Mayor was arrested and Trina Newman-Townsend was killed in a hit-and-run on Broadway Street.

The fatal incident happened on Christmas Eve, at around 3:27 p.m., near 88th Street.

According to reports, after the involved vehicle struck Newman-Townsend, the driver did not stop to render aid to the victim. Instead, they fled the scene before authorities arrived.

Meanwhile, the impact of the collision left Newman-Townsend with fatal injuries. First responders arrived and declared 62-year-old Trina Newman-Townsend, of Los Angeles, dead at the scene.

The Los Angeles Police Department later found and arrested 55-year-old Carlos Mayor.

Trina Newman-Townsend’s family has set up a GoFundMe page to help support the costs of her celebration of life.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Trina Newman-Townsend. 

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office at (800) 500-5200 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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