Deadly South LA Pedestrian Crash on San Pedro Street 

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred in South LA Monday night.

It was at 10:14 p.m. when the incident took place on San Pedro Street. 

A vehicle struck the person under unclear circumstances and they unfortunately died at the scene. 

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of kin.  

A stretch of the street was shut down for a period of time following the accident. 

Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded. 

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

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.

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.

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