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2 Men Killed in Separate Pedestrian Accidents in Downey


Two men were killed in separate pedestrian accidents in Downey on Tuesday, just blocks apart.

The first accident happened just before 8 p.m. at the intersection of Rosecrans Ave. and Lakewood Blvd. A truck struck a 34-year-old Pico Rivera pedestrian. The man was transported to a Lynwood hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The second pedestrian accident happened just after 10:30 p.m. An 81-year-old Downey resident was hit by a car as he was crossing the street mid-block in the 13200 block of Woodruff Ave., just north of Foster Rd. He was also transported to a Lynwood hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Both pedestrian accidents are under investigation by the Downey Police Department.

If you or someone you care about has suffered injury or wrongful death as the result of a pedestrian accident, call the Long Beach personal injury firm of McGee, Lerer and Associates. Our practice handles exclusively personal injury cases. If you are in need of medical treatment, we can refer you to a doctor who will treatment you on a lien basis, which means that the doctor agrees to wait to be paid until your case settles. Speak with an attorney at our firm for a free consultation. We handle accidents in Long Beach, Lakewood, Bellflower, Los Alamitos, Paramount, Cerritos, Norwalk, Downey, Lynwood, Torrance, and neighboring cities.