Fatal Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accident in Westlake

Westlake Police report a fatal Motor Vehicle-Pedestrian accident occurred this morning. Here is the release:

On 3/9/18 at approx. 0608 Hrs WPD received a call of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the area of 27919 Center Ridge Rd.  The Westlake Police and Fire Departments responded. The pedestrian was badly injured and was transported to St. John Medical Center by WFD.  No one was reported injured in the involved vehicle. Unfortunately the pedestrian passed away at the hospital. The traffic crash is under investigation and the police department is working with SJMC to notify the next of kin of the pedestrian.

UPDATE: 68yo LIGIJA JEKIC of Westlake, passed away at the hospital. The operator of
the involved vehicle stopped at the scene and is cooperating in the investigation.
The traffic crash is still under review.


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