Pedestrian Accident on Harvard Boulevard Left Woman DeadSANTA PAULA, CA (August 24, 2023) – Wednesday afternoon, Vickie Stevens died after a pedestrian crash on Steckel Drive. Officers responded to the incident just before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Steckel Drive and Harvard Boulevard. According to reports, Stevens was traveling in the area in a wheelchair when she was struck by a pickup truck. She became pinned under the vehicle and was dragged for a distance before the truck stopped. Upon arrival, emergency crews discovered 68-year-old Stevens crushed under the pickup truck. Firefighters and paramedics saved the woman’s life by pulling her from under the truck. They transported Stevens to Ventura County Medical Center and then airlifted to a facility in Los Angeles in severe condition. Later at the hospital, officials pronounced 68-year-old Vickie Stevens dead, due to the extent of her injuries. Meanwhile, the 31-year-old male driver from Santa Paula stayed at the site of the incident and cooperated with the police. Officials ruled out intoxication as a factor in the collision. No additional information was provided and an active investigation into the pedestrian crash on Steckel Drive is still underway.
The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Vickie Stevens. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.
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