Karina Preza (8148)

7/27/2013: Karina Perez was killed when her car was T-Boned by a Hawthorne police car. A Hawtorne Police sergeant was reportedly responding to a call at about 2:30 a.m. in the 3700 block of West El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne when he collided with Preza's Honda Accord as she pulled out of an alley. Witnesses said the squad car was traveling without lights and sirens when Preza's car was hit. Preza was reportedly headed to pick up her husband who was getting off his late shift at work. The impact of the crash threw Preza from her car. Preza was hospitalized in critical condition, and was removed from ventilators two days after the crash. The unidentified officer was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and released. http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Vigil-Mother-Died-Crash-Hawthorne-Police-Car-217249711.html

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