Kathryn Hann ID’d as Woman Killed in Hemet Scooter Crash at Mayberry Avenue and Palm Street
Hemet, California (March 5, 2020) – The woman who died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in an electric mobility scooter Monday afternoon in Hemet has been identified as Kathryn Hann, 60, of Hemet.
The deadly accident took place just after 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 2 at the intersection of Mayberry Avenue and Palm Street.
Police said a pickup truck was traveling westbound on Mayberry Avenue and was making a left turn onto Palm when it hit Hann who was riding her scooter eastbound on Mayberry. The truck was going between 10 and 15 miles per hour at the time of the accident.
Hann was taken to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, where she succumbed to her injuries shortly after 1:00 a. on Tuesday.
The truck driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. Alcohol or drugs were not considered a factor in the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.
“Far too many motorcycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.