Woman Hit and Killed by Vehicle in Los Angeles
75-year-old Lorrenee Oshodin was struck by a vehicle and killed in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.
The incident occurred on April 12th minutes before 6 a.m. at the intersection of Florence Avenue and Figueroa Street.
Police are still trying to figure out what led to the accident.
First responders located the woman on the ground with serious injuries and sadly pronounced her dead at the scene.
No details on the involved driver have been released at this time.
An active investigation is underway. Those with information are urged to contact police at 877-LAPD-247.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Lorrenee Oshodin.
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.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.