Male Pedestrian Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run near Avenue H

LANCASTER, CA (February 27, 2024) – One unidentified man was killed Wednesday evening, in a pedestrian accident on 10th Street West. The incident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m., just north of Avenue H.

Authorities report that a vehicle traveling south on 10th Street West struck a pedestrian walking in the middle of the southbound lane. Following the collision, the driver fled the scene without offering assistance or notifying law enforcement.

Emergency responders on the scene pronounced the male pedestrian, believed to be in his 70s, dead. The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has yet to disclose the victim’s identity. Furthermore, details about the suspect or the suspect’s vehicle have not been disclosed by the police.

Officials in Lancaster are urging witnesses of the fatal pedestrian incident on 10th Street West to contact the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station at 661-948-8466.


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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