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Pedestrian in wheelchair Charles Atterbury, 49, struck and killed in collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Alejandro Ambriz, 44, on Holt Avenue in Pomona, California

Modified Date: 
Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:04pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, September 18, 2016

Man in wheelchair killed by hit-and-run driver in Pomona

Sgt. Ryan Rodriguez says crash happened late Sunday on a commercial street near downtown.

Unlicensed driver in Pomona arrested in hit-and-run crash that killed man in wheelchair

A resident of Ontario, Ambriz was arrested about 2 p.m. and booked on felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and hit and run. He’s being held in a Pomona jail and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, according to jail records.

Man in wheelchair killed in Pomona hit-and-run, suspect arrested

The pedestrian, later identified as Charles Atterbury — a 49-year-old homeless man who authorities said lost a leg when he was hit by a vehicle about two years ago — died at the scene.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Alejandro Ambriz
Charles Atterbury
Roadway: 
Holt Avenue
City: 
Pomona, CA

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