Bo Feng, a 2011 graduate of Gabrielino High, died as result of an accident Friday July 16, according to reports. The 17-year-old girl was hit by a driver on New and Shorb.
The 17 year female pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Shorb Street and New Ave, according to the San Gabriel Police Department. She was transported to USC medical center and was in critical condition. According to unconfirmed reports, police are seeking the elderly driver invloved in the accident. At time of press, we couldn’t get confirmation from the police dept.
Feng is the second teenager to die in San Gabriel Valley this year while crossing the road. Arcadia student, Alice Zhang was killed earlier in the year as she was in a crosswalk on Duarte Road in Arcadia.
Zhang’s parents have filed a $5 Million wrongful death suit against the city of Arcadia.
Alhambra ranked 16 and San Gabriel 7 out of 104 cities in the state for pedestrian accidents in 2009, the most recent data available.