65-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash
CHP reported a deadly hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Jurupa Valley Tuesday evening.
The incident took place around 7:20 p.m. at the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Pacific Avenue.
Kathy Atterberry, 65, of Jurupa Valley, was struck by a vehicle on June 28th.
It is unclear at this time what led to the crash.
The involved driver fled the scene immediately after.
Sadly, Atterberry was pronounced dead at 7:48 p.m.
No details have been provided on the suspect. An active investigation remains underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kathy Atterberry.
According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.