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CAMPBELL: 16-Year-Old Pedestrian Gabriel Loreto Garate Struck and Killed by Car on San Tomas Expressway and Rincon Avenue - file photo
CAMPBELL: 16-Year-Old Pedestrian Gabriel Loreto Garate Struck and Killed by Car on San Tomas Expressway and Rincon Avenue – file photo

“Fatal pedestrian accident”

CAMPBELL, CALIFORNIA (December 9, 2016) – According to the California Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Gabriel Loreto Garate was struck and killed by a car on San Tomas Expressway and Rincon Avenue. (map)

CHP Officer Ross Lee reported that a car was traveling southbound on San Tomas Expressway when they lost control and collided into the center median of a pedestrian crossing. The vehicle crashed into a guardrail and impaled Gabriel.

Gabriel was riding his skateboard in the rain on the way to school. Officer Lee states that Gabriel was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Both drivers and the parents of these young children need to be extra cautious as summer approaches. Parents should be monitoring their kids making sure they are riding in safe areas where they aren’t at risk of being hit by an oncoming vehicle,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury law firm.

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party.  Serving Newport Beach, San and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.

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