LANCASTER – Traffic investigators from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station are investigating the circumstances of a deadly two-vehicle collision, which occurred Monday morning (Sept. 24) in Lancaster.
The incident happened around 6:55 a.m. on Challenger Way and Avenue L, according to Sergeant Paul Pfrehm.
Preliminary information gathered at the scene revealed that Jesus Magdaleno was driving westbound on Avenue L, when a vehicle, which had been eastbound on Avenue L, made a left turn on Challenger Way directly in front of Magdaleno’s vehicle, Pfrehm said.
Magdaleno, 56, was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in this collision, Pfrehm said.
The identity of the other driver has not been released.
Sheriff’s detectives continue to investigate this collision and are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Lancaster Station’s Traffic Enforcement Team at 661-948-8466.
Editor’s Note: We will have more information on this fatal collision as it becomes available.