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Two-Year-Old Fatally Struck by Recreational Vehicle in Los Angeles

Car accident in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 17, 2024) — A tragic incident occurred near Dockweiler State Beach on Saturday when a 2-year-old girl, Merida Castillo, was fatally struck by a recreational vehicle (RV) on Vista Del Mar. The Los Angeles Police Department reported that the accident took place around 5:45 p.m. under circumstances that remain unclear.

The driver of the RV, who was known to the victim, remained at the scene and has been cooperating with the ongoing police investigation. Authorities are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information regarding the accident to come forward and assist LAPD traffic investigators.

The untimely loss of young Merida Castillo has deeply affected the community and her family, to whom heartfelt condolences are extended.

In the wake of this heartbreaking accident, families who have suffered similar losses are reminded that legal options may exist to pursue justice and compensation. While the quest for answers continues, the importance of legal advice and representation in such matters cannot be overstated.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has relevant information is encouraged to reach out to the Los Angeles Police Department as their assistance may prove crucial to the case.