44-Year-Old Man Hit & Killed by Vehicle in Los Angeles
Alden Richards Jr., 44, was struck by a vehicle and killed on Friday morning at a bus stop.
The incident took place on December 3rd around 5 a.m. near Adams Boulevard.
According to reports, the driver was traveling southbound when he struck Richards then a utility pole.
Sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
It is unknown at this time whether or not the driver sustained any injuries.
An active investigation is underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Alden Richards Jr.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk