Lancaster Resident Dies after Pedestrian Collision near Palmdale Boulevard
PALMDALE, CA (May 11, 2022) – A pedestrian crash on SR-14 claimed the life of 44-year-old Rolando Navarro on Thursday.
The accident happened around 4:55 a.m. on the southbound SR-14 just south of Palmdale Boulevard.
According to the CHP, Navarro was standing in the center divider when for reasons unknown, he crossed the traffic lanes. The incoming driver of a 2017 Toyota Corolla could not stop in time and struck the pedestrian.
Authorities responding pronounced Navarro dead at the scene.
Meanwhile the Toyota driver, 38-year-old Diego Hernandez of Palmdale, did not leave the scene and called 911 after the collision.
Following the investigation, police did not consider drugs and alcohol as factors in the crash.
Palmdale officers asked anyone with information about this collision to contact Officer DeHaven at the Antelope Valley CHP Office at 661-948-8541.
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