ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA (October 31, 2017) – 13 year old Gretel Torres was identified as the young girl who was struck by a car and killed on Tuesday at an Ontario intersection, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:00 am at the intersection of Grove Avenue and G Street. 13 year old Gretel Torres was walking to Wiltsey Middle School when she entered a crosswalk and was hit by a truck.
Gretel was rushed to the hospital with major injuries, but she tragically succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The truck driver, identified only as a male, remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities in their investigation, which is ongoing at this time. The family has set up a GoFundMe page to assist with funeral expenses.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”