August 31, 2008 (by Otto Smyth)
According to reports by Los Angeles personal injury lawyers blog, the authorities a woman was struck and killed by the driver of an SUV while crossing the street in Newport Beach in the morning hours.
The woman that was killed has not been identified until her family is notified; however the police have given the identity of the driver of the SUV as 41 year old Martin Kuehl of Costa Mesa. Kuehl was driving a GMC Yukon when the SUV accident occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m.
The police have stated the woman was killed in a crosswalk accident at the time of the accident and they also feel drugs and alcohol were not factors in the accident that they are still investigating.
The accident occurred in the vicinity of Westcliff Drive and Buckingham Lane and Kuehl was traveling west at the time of the accident.
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