Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Bicyclist dies after being struck by driver, 78, in parking lot

April 4, 2012 |  7:55 pm

A Whittier woman died Wednesday after being struck by a car being backed out of a parking space by a 78-year-old woman, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Rosalinda Manzanares, whose was said to be in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles County paramedics about 1:30 p.m., investigators said.

Authorities said Angelica Cuevas was backing her Toyota out of a space outside a beauty parlor in a shopping center at Broadway and Norwalk Boulevard when the car suddenly accelerated.  After striking Manzanares, the car rolled on top of her, according to investigators.


Police to crack down on texting, putting on makeup while driving
L.A. weighs 10-cent fee for each paper bag taken at checkout line
'Speed Freak Killers': Mom says family 'complete' after teen identified

-- Bob Pool