Trina Newman Wiki – Trina Newman Bio
Trina Newman died at the scene after being struck by a vehicle around 3:25 p.m. m. at 88th Street and South Broadway on Christmas Eve. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the driver fled the scene.
Newman, a retired minister, mother, and grandmother who raised six foster children, was dropping off gifts at a community center, according to the Los Angeles Times. The collision occurred at 88th Street and South Broadway when Newman got off the curb and got into her car. A married Nicasio, the victim’s daughter, told KTLA: “I was trying to pass the yellow tape to her. I just couldn’t believe what I heard on the phone.” And she further added: “I still don’t believe it. I want to get another phone call from her. It hurts so much. The day before Christmas. Christmas will never be the same again,” says ABC 7.
Trina Newman died at the age of 61 years old.
Cause of Death
Trina Newman died instantly after being struck by a vehicle in South Los Angeles on Christmas Eve.
Family members hope that security cameras in the area will help catch the culprit. Speaking of the victim, Pastor Kenneth Pitchford, a friend of Newman’s, said: “Everyone is heartbroken at this time. Words cannot describe what she means to this community.” While the victim’s daughter said: “She helped everyone she gave back to the community in every way she could. She’s a good person.
Whoever did this needs to step up and turn themselves in.”. The victim’s childhood friend, Reed, said, “We’re all going to go one day, but to go like this? It’s terrible. For a person not to stop and move on?”
According to DailyMail, the suspect’s vehicle has been described as a gray SUV, possibly a Nissan. Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD at 213-833-3746, 877-527-3247, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.