Man seeks justice for twin brother killed by car in 1959
The two 8-year-olds were playing near the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and 236th Place on March 2, 1959, when Lynn Johnston tossed a bottle across the street and his brother Lyle ran to get it. Crossing back over Crenshaw, Lyle was hit by an Oldsmobile as Lynn watched in horror.
Against very long odds, he wants authorities to consider charges against the driver.
"There was no official action on this back in 1959," he said. "Who dropped the ball?"
Read Bob Pool's full Column One on the case: An identical twin's quest for the truth
-- Bob Pool
Photo: Lynn Johnson. Credit: Kevin Casey / For The Times