Man Fatally Struck on Whittier Boulevard, Patrick Lucero Arrested
Whittier, CA (January 04, 2022)– On Friday, an elderly male pedestrian died while officers arrested 54-year-old Patrick Lucero of Whittier in a hit-and-run crash on Whittier Boulevard.
The fatal crash happened at 7:43 p.m. at the intersection with Hadley Street.
Officers said the victim was hit on the road by a black vehicle that immediately fled the scene.
Later on, officers arrested Lucero with suspicion of hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
The authorities said alcohol is not considered a factor in this crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers know how difficult it is to lose a loved one in a deadly crash. Our hearts are with the deceased’s family in this time of sorrow.
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Meanwhile, in today’s climate, untimely death due to traffic incidents is becoming rampant. Unfortunately, a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. In some cases, accidents even result in death.
Thus, it is important to know that you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit if your family loses a member in an accident.
The good thing about a wrongful death suit is that it allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
In effect, it allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed.
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