31-Year-Old Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hacienda Boulevard

LA PUENTE, CA (September 9, 2021) – Wednesday evening, 31-year-old Richard Pena Jr., was killed in a pedestrian accident on Hayland Street.

Officers responded to the scene shortly after 11:00 p.m., on Hacienda Boulevard and Hayland Street.

Police have not yet released a statement regarding the events leading up to the collision. However, according to Richard’s brother, a driver was not paying attention and struck him.

Due to the impact of the crash, Richard was pronounced dead at the scene.

The family of Richard has set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses during this difficult time.

In addition, the surrounding area at the intersection was closed during cleanup and preliminary duties. But, the road has since reopened.

The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the loved ones of Richard Pena Jr. May you find peace and comfort during this time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when involved in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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