Lesther Deleon Dead in Palmdale Hit-and-Run Accident on 11th Street West and Rancho Vista Boulevard
Palmdale, CA (June 10, 2021) – Wednesday morning, a fiery crash killed two people on 11th Street West and Rancho Vista Boulevard.
Moreover, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the incident involved a Dodge Challenger and a Toyota Corolla.
Police believe the driver of the Dodge had been street racing when it rear-ended the Toyota. Then, it knocked over a light pole.
Furthermore, responding firefighters rushed to the scene in the area of 11th Street and Rancho Vista Boulevard.
They began to put out the Toyota, that had caught fire. According to reports, the fire had spread out to nearby vegetation.
Shortly after, responders pronounced the two individuals in the Toyota, ride share driver Lesther Deleon and mom of 4 Spechelle Pope, dead at the scene.
Mr. Deleon, who also worked as a soccer coach, was driving Ms. Pope to the grocery store via a Lyft ride.
The driver of the Dodge fled the scene, and police found the vehicle nearby. A witness said they saw the suspect driver jump into an infiniti when escaping.
Ultimately, the events leading to the hit and run crash are still under investigation.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to those grieving the loss of the victims.
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