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39-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash near Gage Avenue

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 2, 2021) Iquisha Blaxon, 39, was fatally struck by a semi-truck in a pedestrian crash on Grand Avenue.

The accident took place around 6:45 a.m., early Monday morning near the 110 Freeway. Dispatchers arrived to the scene near Gage Avenue shortly after.

According to California Highway Patrol, Blaxon was crossing the street heading towards a store when she was hit by a semi-trailer vehicle for reasons unknown. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene before authorities arrived.

Despite life-saving efforts, Blaxon succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The surrounding area on Grand Avenue was closed for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, officers are tracking down other security footage to help determine the driver at fault.

Meanwhile, LAPD Detective Berdin ask anyone with information to call him at (213) 833-3713 or e-mail him at 31958@lapd.online.


The team at Sweet James offers their utmost sympathies to the family and friends of Iquisha Blaxon during this devastating time.


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