(L.A.) Mark Peacor, 68, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2020-11115

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 68-year-old Caucasian male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Mark Peacor.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Force Head Trauma

Other Significant Condition: History of Metastatic Lung Cancer

RIP MARK ALAN PEACOR (May 22, 1952 – November 25, 2020)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 12:57 p.m.

The decedent was killed in a traffic crash in the Pico-Union neighborhood.

The driver Jacob King was behind the wheel of a rental vehicle owned by Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

According to a lawsuit by Peacor’s family, the Enterprise vehicle, a black 2020 BMW, was being driven west on the Santa Monica (10) Freeway on Nov. 24, 2020, and was about 200 feet east of the Hoover Street exit when it hit a 2019 Toyota Prius being driven by Beatriz Peacor from behind in stopped traffic at about 6:30 a.m.

Mark Peacor, a passenger in the Toyota, died later that day from head trauma caused by the crash, the suit filed in August 2021 stated.