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Marlene Leyva died in a crash on 5 Freeway near Shoemaker Avenue in Santa Fe Springs.
Marlene Leyva Killed in Accident on 5 Freeway near Shoemaker Avenue

“Investigation Ongoing”

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (February 19, 2017) – 61-year-old Marlene Levya was tragically killed in an accident on Sunday night on 5 Freeway near Shoemaker Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. on the southbound side of the 5 Freeway near Shoemaker Avenue.  Levya was driving a 2004 Buick southbound, when she veered to the right, striking the shoulder wall and then traveled back across lanes. She was then struck by a 2014 Toyota, driven by 35-year-old man. Marlene Levya was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel.

The driver of the Toyota, Teodoro Martinez Avila, was not injured in the accident. The incident remains under open investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”

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 Los Angeles, Newport Beach, San Diego 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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