Woman Runs Over What She Thought Was a Pile of Clothes
VAN NUYS, CA (January 8, 2018) – A 50-year old man was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident late Monday night on the 6800 block of North Haskell Avenue around 10:45 PM.
Margaret Stewart, desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division and Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman, stated that the woman who struck the man thought that he was a pile of clothes on the road. The female driver cooperated and stayed at the scene to speak with officials when she realized she ran over a person.
Authorities are unsure whether or not the man was already dead before being run over. An investigation is currently underway, as police look for the cause of the incident.
The identity of the man will not be released, until the family has been found and informed of his death.
Drugs and alcohol are not contributing factors to this pedestrian accident on Haskell Avenue.
Our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of the victim.
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