Kevin Torres-Valencia Arrested after Hit-and-Run Collision on Calle Mayor

TORRANCE, CA (May 16, 2022) – Thursday morning, a hit-and-run crash on Pacific Coast Highway left Sierra Arellanes killed.

The accident happened around 1:00 a.m., at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Calle Mayor.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a vehicle struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced 32-year-old Arellanes dead at the scene.

Authorities later arrested 20-year-old Kevin Torres-Valeria, of Wilmington under suspicion of felony hit-and-run.

Moreover, both directions of the roadway were temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. At this time, Torrance officials continue to investigate the fatal incident.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Sierra Arellanes.

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