50-Year-Old Woman Arrested after Fatal Pedestrian Crash near 605 Freeway

IRWINDALE, CA (February 3, 2023) – Authorities arrested Patricia Lopez Aguilar after a fatal hit-and-run on Live Oak Avenue, Tuesday night.

Officers responded to the scene around 9:21 p.m., at the 600 block of Live Oak near the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway.

According to reports, a man was walking in the traffic lanes when the driver of passing vehicle struck him. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Responding personnel arrived and declared the male pedestrian dead at the scene. At this time, the victim’s name remains undisclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities managed to arrest 50-year-old Patricia Lopez Aguilar after a witness provided the suspect’s license plate number. Authorities held Aguilar at West Covina jail for suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run. Her bail is set to $50,000.

Currently, Irwindale Officials are asking anyone with information about the Live Oak Road pedestrian crash to contact 626-430-2245.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run pedestrian 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. For more accident news, click here.

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