Tragic accident that occurred on Monday, December 27th in Long Beach, California. 73-year-old Larry Koepke was tragically killed after being struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Los Coyotes Diagonal and Carson Street. The victims were walking southbound across Carson Street in a marked crosswalk when a 2020 Hyundai Sonata truck them, police said. Responding officers discovered both the victim, and his relative, unconscious and suffering from major injuries. Koepke was later pronounced dead at a hospital, detectives said. The driver of the Hyundai, a 75-year-old Long Beach resident, stopped at the scene and was cooperating with the investigation. Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigation Detective has urged people with information about the incident to contact him at 562-570-7355. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family of the victim.
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