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Delfino Salazar Struck, Killed by Vehicle at Third Street and Mednik Avenue in East Los Angeles

Delfino Salazar Dies in Fatal East Los Angeles Scooter Accident at Third Street and Mednik Avenue

East Los Angeles, California (August 29, 2019) – An 87-year-old man riding an electric scooter was hit and killed by a vehicle at around 5:10 p.m. Sunday, August 25 at Third Street and Mednik Avenue.

According to authorities, Delfino Salazar, 87, of Los Angeles, was crossing Third Street on his electric scooter inside a crosswalk when he was struck by a westbound 2002 Honda Odyssey operated by a 40-year-old Los Angeles man.

Salazar was taken to a trauma center, where his death was pronounced.

The driver of the Honda remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

Alcohol or drugs were not suspected factors in the crash.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

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