Lancaster man killed on 14 Freeway

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Article Date: 9/8/2009 | Resource: MLG

Lancaster man killed on 14 Freeway

PALMDALE _ A 51-year-old Lancaster man, whose car stalled on the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, was hit and killed by a sport utility vehicle, the California Highway Patrol said today.

David McWright, 51, had just finished fixing his car with help from a friend. Both of their vehicles were parked on the shoulder of the southbound 14 Freeway just south of the Angeles Forest Highway onramp about 11:10 p.m. Friday when the crash occurred, according to CHP Officer M. Sprague, an investigator at the scene.

A 20-year-old Palmdale man, driving a GMC Jimmy and merging onto the freeway from the onramp, struck the friend’s car and then McWright as he walked alongside it, Sprague said.

Video crews at the scene reported that McWright’s children were in the stalled car and saw their father killed.

The Palmdale motorist was not under the influence of alcohol, Sprague said.

No arrests have been made, but the collision remains under investigation.

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Jeffrey Marquart