Gregoria Mendez ID’d as Woman Killed in Hawthorne Crash on Van Ness Avenue and Imperial Highway

Gregoria Mendez
<strong>Gregoria Mendez Killed in Fiery Crash on Van Ness Avenue in Hawthorne<strong>

Hawthorne, California (December 5, 2022) – Gregoria Barraza Mendez has been identified as the woman who was killed in a Saturday night fiery two-vehicle accident that injured two other parties in Hawthorne, Inglewood, according to the coroner’s office.

The deadly accident happened at about 10:40 p.m., on December 3, on Van Ness Avenue and Imperial Highway.

According to the officials, two vehicles collided on the roadway in unclear circumstances.

As a result of the crash’s impact, one of the vehicles reportedly caught fire.

Sadly, Mendez, who was in one of the vehicles, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other parties were injured in the accident and were hospitalized for treatment.

Further details regarding the collision were not immediately available.

The crash remains under investigation.

Original Story

Hawthorne, California (December 4, 2022) – Authorities are investigating a Saturday night two-vehicle accident that killed one person and injured two other parties in Hawthorne.

The deadly accident happened at about 10:40 p.m., on December 3, on Van Ness Avenue and Imperial Highway.

According to the officials, two vehicles collided on the roadway in unclear circumstances.

Sadly, one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other parties were injured in the accident and were hospitalized for treatment.

Further details regarding the collision were not immediately available.

The crash remains under investigation.

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