Kalvin Keene Fatally Struck By Car in Boyle Heights Accident on South Grande Vista Avenue
BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA (June 21, 2021) – Sunday night, 62-year-old homeless man named Kalvin Keene died in a hit-and-run crash on Grande Vista Avenue.
A desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center revealed that the crash happened at 10:46 p.m. Moreover, it occurred at 1606 S. Grande Vista Avenue in Boyle Heights.
Reports confirmed that as the pedestrian crossed the street, a vehicle hit him. As a result, he sustained fatal injuries, and was declared dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, a video showed that the crash scene was near a Boyle Heights railroad bridge.
Also, the officers set up a canopy to shield the scene from view.
At this time, the circumstances that have led up to the fatal hit and run crash remain unclear.
Apparently the vehicle that struck Mr. Keene driver stopped briefly, then fled, last being seen driving southbound on South Grande Vista.
Thus, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
Those with information on this South Grande Vista Avenue accident are encouraged to contact LAPD Central Traffic Detective McGowan at 213-833-3713 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our deepest sympathies are extended to the family and friends of the victim of the crash.
Dealing with a Fatal Boyle Heights Crash
Roadways continue to clear and taking walks outside rises in popularity. Thus, more pedestrians are becoming vulnerable to accidents.
Pedestrian accidents are incidents in which someone walking or crossing a road is struck.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. But the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey of Sweet Lawyers.
Furthermore, common locations for these accidents include intersections and sidewalks.
If you have lost a family member in a pedestrian accident similar to the crash on Grande Vista Avenue, reach out to our team of seasoned and wrongful death lawyers. During this time, there are many questions and legal decisions that need to be made. Furthermore, our litigators at the Sweet Lawyers understand your situation. Indeed, we can help provide you with unmatched legal representation. Furthermore, our goal is to help the families of victims acquire justice and the maximum settlement. For more details, call our hotline today at (800) 674 7852.