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Elderly Driver Hits and Kills Elderly Pedestrian in Long Beach


An elderly pedestrian was struck and killed by an elderly driver in Long Beach on Wednesday.

The accident happened at 10 a.m. The 89-year-old driver of a black 2006 Lincoln Mercury was southbound on Redondo Ave. The pedestrian, 71-year-old Michael Handebeaux, a Long Beach resident, was crossing the street at the intersection of Redondo Ave. and 11th St. The driver struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3 p.m.

No charges are pending against the driver, who remained at the scene to render aid.

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