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James Koenen Killed In Lompoc Pedestrian Crash On Highway 246 Sweeney Road

Lompoc, California (March 30, 2017) – A male died Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle in Lompoc, according to an article by the Santa Maria Times.

The man was identified as 68-year-old James Koenen from Northern California but was currently living Lompoc area.

The deadly accident took place at about 5 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 246 and Sweeney Road.

According to the article, A 2005 Kia Spectra, driven by Gilberto Martinez, was westbound at about 55 mph Koenen suddenly crossed the intersection in front of him.

Reportedly, Martinez tried to avoid hitting Koenen by braking and swerving but was not successful. Koenen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Highway 246 was shut down in both directions for about an hour as officers investigated the incident.

The cause of the deadly crash remains under investigation.

Our sincere sympathies go to the family and friends of James Koenen. We wish them courage during these trying moments of losing their loved one.

If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s wrongful conduct or negligence in Lompoc, CA, you may have a right to a wrongful death claim against the negligent party. James McKiernan Lawyers encourages anyone who may find him or herself in such a difficult situation to contact an experienced Santa Maria personal injury attorney at 1-800-200-HURT (4878) for a free case evaluation. We only get paid if you get paid. Our offices are conveniently located throughout California.

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