Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Lebec Intersection 

On Friday morning, November 5th, an unidentified pedestrian was killed at an intersection in lebec. 

The fatality occurred at 5:53 a.m. on Frazier Mountain Park Road at Grand Terrace Estates Drive. 

According to CHP, a Toyota Corolla struck the pedestrian under unclear circumstances. 

Emergency personnel arrived to provide aid but sadly, despite life-saving efforts, the pedestrian died at the scene. 

Both eastbound and westbound lanes were blocked off for a period of time. 

Investigators are actively working to determine liability. 

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

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. 

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