(L.A.) Paul Sanchez, 38, Died on a Street

Case Number: 2023-12791

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 38-year-old Latino male that occurred on a street.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Paul Sanchez.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Blunt Force Injuries

RIP PAUL SANCHEZ (January 16, 1985 – September 21, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 8:07 p.m.

The decedent was misidentified by the L.A. Times as Paul Chavez. His age e was also initially reported by LAPD as being 40.

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Two pedestrians were killed after a vehicle crashed into them in Sylmar.

The crash was reported at 7:55 p.m. and LAPD officers responded to the area of Astoria Street and Foothill Boulevard where they learned the 35-year-old motorist was driving a Chevy Silverado east on Foothill Boulevard when the crash occurred.

The 40-year-old man, who was pushing a woman in a wheelchair, was pronounced dead at the scene by LAFD paramedics.

The woman, who was taken to a hospital in critical condition, later died.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the pedestrians remained at the scene. The crash is not being investigated as a hit-and-run.