OROVILLE, CALIFORNIA (January 28, 2017) – 65 year old Karl Keyes was killed in a hit and run accident on Saturday morning on Olive Highway, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:20 am on the eastbound side of Olive Highway near Kampong Court. 65 year old Karl Keyes was riding his bicycle eastbound when he was struck from behind by a vehicle that immediately fled the scene.
Karl Keyes was tragically declared dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. Authorities are still attempting to find the hit and run suspect, and are describing the vehicle as a white or light colored SUV that may have been Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban. The vehicle is also described as having a missing headlight. The investigation is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Oroville, Los Angeles, 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.