Pedestrian struck by car in Wrigley succumbs to injuries

On Saturday, Jan. 22, at approximately 6:11pm, Long Beach police officers responded to the intersection of Willow Street and Pasadena Avenue regarding a vehicle-versus-pedestrian injury-traffic collision.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Jose Rodriguez, a 28-year-old resident of Long Beach, was driving a 1999 Honda Accord eastbound on Willow Street at Pasadena Avenue when he struck a pedestrian who was legally crossing Willow, southbound, at Pasadena Avenue in an unmarked crosswalk.
Paramedics from the Long Beach Fire Department transported the pedestrian, identified as Sally Rae Paskin, a 69-year-old resident of Long Beach, to a local hospital with major trauma. Paskin later succumbed to her injuries.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Long Beach Police Department Accident Investigation Detective Sirilo Garcia at (562) 570-7355.

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