42-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Accident near North M Street

LOMPOC, CA (August 4, 2022) – Saturday morning, Angela Rose Cline was arrested after a crash on West Ocean Avenue that killed Raquel Zapata.

The incident happened around 1:49 a.m., near the 600 block of West Ocean Avenue.

According to Lompoc officials, a vehicle driven by Cline struck a woman as she was walking in the area. Cline then fled the scene without stopping to render aid to the victim.

Officials later responded and found 42-year-old Zapata, of Lompoc dead at the scene.

Afterward, officers located and arrested 31-year-old Angela Rose Cline for driving under the influence. At this time, Lompoc Officials continue to investigate the West Ocean Avenue DUI crash.

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 Raquel Zapata. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

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