Amber Leist Killed in Pedestrian Crash at Riverside Drive and Whitsett Avenue
LA County Sheriff’s Detective Was Helping Woman Before Fatal Los Angeles Accident
Los Angeles, CA (January 12, 2020) – An off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detective was killed in a pedestrian crash in Los Angeles. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of January 12 at Riverside Drive and Whitsett Avenue.
Amber Leist, 41, saw an elderly woman fall in a crosswalk at the intersection. She got out of her car to help the woman. When she went back to her car, she was hit by a car. The driver stopped and rendered medical aid. Leist was taken to a local hospital, where she later died.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Amber Leist.