17-Year-Old Fatally Struck in Intentional Collision near Avalon Boulevard

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 24, 2022)Matthew Lobos was killed in a hit-and-run crash on 62nd Street, early Sunday morning.

Authorities received dispatch calls in the area around 2:51 a.m., near Avalon Boulevard on August 21st.

Per reports, Lobos was at a large party when he became involved in an argument that continued outside of the event.

Witnesses say the driver of a white sedan then ran over Lobos and struck a utility pole.

Shortly thereafter, a black Maserati SUV ran over Lobos twice before exiting the parking lot. Both involved vehicles then fled the scene without rendering aid or contacting police.

Medics arrived and pronounced 17-year-old Lobos dead at the scene due to blunt force trauma. Furthermore, Lobos was a student and an incoming senior at Santee High School, and will be deeply missed by his community.

Any witnesses are encouraged to contact LAPD at 213-996-1800 or those who want to remain anonymous may contact Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go directly to lacrimestoppers.org.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Matthew Lobos.

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 the legal issues impose challenges to 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 today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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