Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

Woman Killed Pushing Disabled Car On 405

lafdambulance.jpg
Photo by jondoeforty1 via Flickr
Stories like these are only possible with your help!
Your donation today keeps LAist independent, ready to meet the needs of our city, and paywall free. Thank you for your partnership, we can't do this without you.

A 21-year-old woman was killed today pushing a disabled car on the 405 in the South Bay.

The woman and a man were pushing a 1995 Toyota that was out of gas when they were hit by a BMW going around 75 miles an hour. The man wasn't hurt, but the woman was thrown into traffic where she was hit by another car, City News Service says.

No one has been cited yet in connection with the incident.

Update: Police say the victim was Stephanie Hernandez Valerio, of Lawndale.