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Ruben Meza Dead after Hit and Run on 47th Street near Solola Avenue

“Investigation Ongoing”

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (April 13, 2017) – Ruben Meza was tragically identified as the man killed in an accident on 47th Street on April 5th, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 8:15 pm on Wednesday, April 5th, in the 1200 block of South 47th Street. A man was found lying in the street, and was identified as 57 year old Ruben Meza.

Ruben Meza was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was tragically pronounced dead a short time later. The driver that struck Ruben Meza initially fled the scene, but was identified as Darius Runnel, who turned himself into to police on Tuesday, April 11th. 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.”

We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.


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