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Saturday, April 30, 2005

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73-Year-Old Man Killed in Crosswalk

 

Los Angeles: On April 29, 2005, at 7:35 a.m., 73-year-old Jesus Aguila Gomez was struck and killed by a vehicle as he was crossing at a marked crosswalk.

Matthew Campbell, a 23-year-old Riverside resident was driving a Toyota pick-up truck westbound on Cesar E. Chavez Avenue near Fickett Street when he struck the victim.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Investigators said that drugs or alcohol were not involved and Cambell was not arrested.

For further information, please contact Central Traffic Division Detective Padilla at 213-972-1825 or 213-972-1853.