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Fatal Accident on Ocean Ave

From Santa Monica Close Up:

"On the morning of April 1, 2024, Santa Monica Police Officers responded to a distressing scene at the intersection of Ocean and Colorado Avenues. At about 5:30 a.m., a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle resulted in a fatality.

The driver of the vehicle, who remained at the scene, is currently assisting with the investigation, according to the Santa Monica Police Department's official statement. Unfortunately, the pedestrian involved in the incident was pronounced dead at the scene. The process of identifying the victim is underway but has not been completed.

Traffic was temporarily rerouted as authorities carried out their investigation procedures. The intersection, having been closed off for some time, has now been reopened and traffic has resumed as normal. The Santa Monica Police Department has not released further details at this time but will provide updates as the investigation continues."

Santa Monica Close Up is a photo blog by Santa Monica based Photojournalist/Press photographer Fabian Lewkowicz. Fabian is the former staff photographer for the Santa Monica Daily Observer Press, Santa Monica Mirror, Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Corsair

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