1 Killed, Leroy Wikander Injured in Crash at 60th Street West and West Avenue D
2 Vehicles Involved in Fatal Lancaster Accident
Lancaster, CA (November 25, 2019) – One person was killed in a crash in Lancaster. The fatal car accident occurred on the afternoon of November 25 at 60th Street West and West Avenue D.
A Ford Focus and a Dodge 350 pickup truck collided at the intersection for unknown reasons. One person was killed in the crash.
A Ford Focus, driven by Rosamond resident Leroy G. Wikander, 73, was heading north on 60th Street West while a Dodge Ram 3500 pickup, driven by Saul B. Lozoya, 56, of Lancaster, was heading west on Avenue D.
The Ford Focus stopped at a stop sign at the intersection. However, Wikander failed to yield the right away to the Dodge pickup truck. Lozoya could not stop in time and rear-ended the Ford Focus.
A passenger in the Ford Focus, a 56-year-old Rosamond woman, was taken to a local hospital, where she later died. Wikander was hospitalized with unknown injuries. Lozoya was not injured.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.