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Skateboard Rider Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Crash on Topham Street

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2021) – Early Tuesday morning, an unidentified woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Tampa Avenue.

Officers arrived to the intersection of Tampa Avenue and Topham Street around 12:30 a.m.

Per reports, the woman was hit by a Toyota Avalon before the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. However, her identity has not yet been given.

The surrounding area on Tampa Avenue was closed for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. But, the road has since reopened to traffic.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further details is still underway.

Once available, more information will be provided.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the loved ones of the deceased woman.


Losing a loved one in an accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life of those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, wrongful death and auto accidents. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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