Devonte Tyler Struck and Killed by Vehicle on Avenue J-8
Lancaster, CA (November 26, 2020) – On Sunday, 27-year-old Devonte Tyler, a homeless man, was struck and killed by a vehicle on Avenue J-8.
The fatal crash happened at about 9:41 p.m. at the intersection with Sierra Highway in Lancaster.
A preliminary investigation indicated a woman was driving a mid-size sedan southbound on Sierra Highway. At the same time, Tyler entered the roadway at Avenue J-8.
The woman accidentally stuck Tyler. The driver stopped at the scene and immediately called 911.
Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics immediately responded to the scene. However, life-saving efforts were unsuccessful.
Authorities pronounced Tyler dead at the scene at 9:50 P.M.
Meanwhile, the authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash. Though, alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in this case.
Furthermore, please call the Lancaster Sheriff Station at 661-948-8466 if you have further details about this incident.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our sympathies to the bereaved of Devonte Tyler. May you find strength in this time of pain.
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