37-Year-Old Palmdale Man Fatally Injured in Accident on State Route 138
PALMDALE, CA (August 20, 2018) – Early Monday morning, a man was killed in a car crash on 47th Street East (State Route 138). The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 37-year-old Casey Bentrell Owens of Palmdale.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a heavy-duty truck ran a red light and collided with the victim’s vehicle at approximately 5:45 AM.
Owens’ 2015 Toyota Corolla was reportedly going westbound near The Place when a 2005 Peterbilt Conventional 335 truck traveling northbound in the No. 1 lane failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck him. He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding officials. The driver of the Peterbilt truck was not injured in the collision.
Alcohol or drugs did not appear to be contributing factors in the fatal collision.
No additional information has been to the public at this time, as officials continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this traffic collision is encouraged to call Palmdale Sheriff Station’s Traffic Department at (661) 272-2400.
We offer our most heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Casey Bentrell Owens. Wishing them strength and support during this very difficult time. May he rest in peace.
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