San Gabriel fatally struck by car in front of home identified

SAN GABRIEL — Authorities Friday released the name of a 30-year-old man who was fatally struck by a car while standing in a driveway in front of his home.
Thomas James Ristich of San Gabriel died at the scene of Thursday’s 1:47 p.m. accident in the 1100 block of South Charlotte Avenue, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.
He was standing in a driveway in front of his home when, for reasons that remained under investigation, a southbound Toyota Camry driven by a 79-year-old San Gabriel woman, suddenly veered to the left and into the driveway, San Gabriel police Lt. Antonio Hernandez said.
The investigation was ongoing, however no crime was initially suspected, Hernandez said.
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