Fikre Workneh Dies in Long Beach Pedestrian Accident
Long Beach, CA (October 22, 2021)– On Thursday, 84-year-old Fikre Workneh suffered fatal injuries in an East Ocean Boulevard pedestrian accident.
Officers said Workneh was crossing the intersection with Lindero Avenue when a 2021 Acura ILX hit him.
Apparently, the light was green for the Acura and Workneh was not on a crosswalk when the accident happened.
A Long Beach Police Department officer witnessed the incident and performed life-saving measures on Workneh until the paramedics arrived.
However, the Long Beach Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene.
Moreover, the car driver, a Long Beach resident, stayed at the crash scene and cooperated with the officers.
The authorities are still investigating the fatal crash. Neither speed, distraction nor impaired driving is considered factors in the incident.
Please call the LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Detectives Joseph Johnson or Shawn Loughlin at 562-570-7355 if you have further details about this crash. Similarly, please contact the Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org. for anonymous tips.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family and community of Fikre Workneh. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
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