Leopoldo Barajas Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision on Ulysses Street [Simi Valley, CA]

Leopoldo Barajas Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision on Ulysses Street [Simi Valley, CA]

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Leopoldo Barajas Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision on Ulysses Street [Simi Valley, CA]

81-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after SUV vs Pedestrian Crash near Socrates Avenue

SIMI VALLEY, CA (July 3, 2024) – Early Tuesday evening, a pedestrian collision on Ulysses Street left Leopoldo Barajas with fatal injuries. 

Authorities responded to the scene around 5:22 p.m., near Socrates Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a white BMW SUV was turning left onto westbound Ulysses.

There, the driver struck a pedestrian who was walking north within a marked crosswalk. Responding medical personnel transported the man to a local trauma center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Simi Valley Police Department later identified the deceased pedestrian as 81-year-old Barajas, of Simi Valley. 

Authorities said the driver of the BMW remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators. 

Those who witnessed the fatal Ulysses Street pedestrian crash are encouraged to contact local officers as soon as possible.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Leopoldo Barajas.


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