Leah Makiah Ida Phillips : 27-year-old California City woman killed after running into traffic on California City Boulevard

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : California City Woman Fatally Struck by Car After Running into Traffic

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. — Tragedy struck on Wednesday night when a 27-year-old woman from California City lost her life after being hit by a car on California City Boulevard. The victim has been identified as Leah Makiah Ida Phillips, the driver of an eastbound vehicle on California City Boulevard.

According to a press release from the Cal City Police Department, Phillips had pulled her vehicle onto the dirt shoulder before exiting and unexpectedly running into traffic. Unfortunately, she was struck by a 2019 Toyota Avalon driven by a 73-year-old man from Mojave.

Emergency services were immediately dispatched to the scene near Deep Well Street at 6:26 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found Phillips lying on the eastbound dirt shoulder of California City Boulevard. Despite the tireless efforts of first responders to save her life, Phillips tragically succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident, but at this point, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors contributing to the collision. Cal City Police are urging anyone with information related to the case to contact the department at (760) 373-8606, referencing case number CR23-1344.

The shocking incident serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance when navigating busy thoroughfares. Accidents like these can occur unexpectedly, emphasizing the need for caution and adherence to traffic regulations at all times.

As the community mourns the loss of Leah Makiah Ida Phillips, friends and family are left grappling with the devastating impact of her untimely demise. The incident serves as a somber reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing our loved ones.

Our hearts go out to Phillips’ loved ones during this difficult time. May they find strength and solace in the support of their community and may Leah Makiah Ida Phillips rest in peace.

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