Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident near Santa Anita Boulevard

SOUTH EL MONTE, CA (March 24, 2022) – Monday morning, Yolanda Vick was identified as the driver involved in a pedestrian crash on 60 Freeway.

California Highway Patrol officers received reports of the incident around 2:45 a.m., on eastbound 60 Freeway near Santa Anita Boulevard.

Investigators say 50-year-old Vick, of Hemet was driving east in a 2016 Toyota RAV4 in the No. 1 lane. There, Vick struck a male pedestrian who was wearing dark colored clothing in an unlit area.

Due to the impact of the collision, the pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries. Medics arrived and pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, emergency crews took Vick to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

California Highway Patrol officers announced a SigAlert blocking lanes 1 to 3 at 3:00 a.m., before the area was reopened around 4:45 a.m. Although, an active investigation into the deadly pedestrian collision continues.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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