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Jason Escobar Struck and Killed by Car at Imperial Highway and Barlin Avenue in Downey

Jason Escobar Identified as 1 of 2 Pedestrians Killed in Downey Crash at Imperial Highway and Barlin Avenue

Downey, California (September 11, 2019) – Authorities have identified one of the two pedestrians killed after a traffic collision that happened at an intersection in Downey late last month.

26-year-old Jason Escobar suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash.

The deadly collision occurred at about 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, August 28th at the Imperial Highway and Berlin Avenue intersection

Police said a man and a woman were hit by a vehicle for unknown reasons.

Responding emergency crews transported Jason and the woman to the hospital for treatment of severe injuries. Jason succumbed to his injuries a while after his admission at the hospital. The woman died two days later.

Authorities closed the Imperial Highway to give way to an on-scene investigation.

Information regarding the involved motorist was not immediately provided.

An investigation by the California Highway Patrol is underway.

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