21-Year-Old Castaic Man Killed in I-5 Pedestrian Crash

SANTA CLARITA, CA (March 21, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, a pedestrian-auto collision on 5 Freeway claimed the life of Lance Lott.

The deadly incident happened around 2:50 a.m. along the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway at the Castaic Scales in Santa Clarita.

According to the CHP, the 2019 Ford Transit 250 can hit a pedestrian walking in the northbound lanes, near the Castaic Commercial Enforcement Facility.

Subsequently, a 57-year-old man from Stevenson Ranch stopped and contacted 911.

Responding emergency personnel tragically declared the pedestrian dead at the scene.

Later, the coroner’s office identified the deceased victim as 21-year-old Lance Lott from Castaic. In the end, officials issued a SigAlert in the area for at least five hours.

Santa Clarita Officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the pedestrian crash. Those with additional information can contact the CHP Newhall area office at 661-600-1600.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Lance Lott. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

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