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PASADENDA: Maria Luciana Gomez Died in Single-Vehicle Accident on Seco Street; Driver Arrested - file photo
PASADENA: Maria Luciana Gomez Died in Single-Vehicle Accident on Seco Street; Javier Placencia Jr. Arrested  – file photo

Javier Placencia, Jr. Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA (December 10, 2016) – A woman died and the driver was arrested after a tragic, single-vehicle crash on Seco Street in Pasadena over the weekend, reported the Pasadena Star News.

At about 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Pasadena police were called to the scene of a car accident and found a 2007 Ford Edge crashed into a light pole in the 900 block of Seco Street near Prospect Boulevard. (map)

Maria Luciana Gomez, 52, of Pasadena, was a passenger in the Ford. Tragically, Maria Gomez died at a hospital at 6:25 a.m..

Pasadena police arrested the driver, Javier Placencia, Jr., 38, of Pasadena, on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter. Police believe alcohol was a factor in this deadly collision.

Javier Placencia, Jr. was placed into custody at Men’s Central Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such a tragic loss,”said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury law firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”

Lexton Law Firm provides legal assistance and support to accident victims and their families for no upfront costs. Negotiating with insurance companies can be difficult, especially if you are dealing with a loss or if the driver was a family member or friend. Serving Southern California, including Los Angeles County, you can rest assured that we will make your case our top priority so you can focus on what matters most during this difficult time. Call today at (877) 541-2111 for further information.



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