Hannah Pimentel Death – How did Hannah Pimentel die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes
Hannah Pimentel Cause of death – What happened?
- Date of death: May 12, 2021
- Death Age: 19-year-old
- Cause of Death : VEHICLE CRASH
Fresno police have identified the 19-year-old woman killed after a police chase led to a crash in downtown Fresno.
Authorities say Hannah Pimentel of Clovis was killed has been killed after a police chase led to a crash in downtown Fresno on Wednesday afternoon. The suspected gang member who was being chased is still at large.
Police chief Paco Balderrama says the chase started in Chinatown.
There, officers with the Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium known as MAGEC, were tracking down a gang member wanted for several weapons violations.
A CHP officer with MAGEC pulled over a black Ford Focus believing their suspect was inside.
“The trooper got out of his vehicle and then the driver quickly took off at a high rate of speed,” says Balderrama.
As authorities chased after the black Ford, the driver tossed out a loaded AR-15 rifle.
At one point officers lost the vehicle.
“That unit attempted to catch up to the vehicle at which point he saw a cloud of smoke where a collision took place,” says Balderrama.
The suspected gang member went against traffic on Stanislaus Street, slamming into a BMW and killing the woman driving.
Officers say the suspect, who was injured in the crash, jumped out of his car and ran away.
UPDATE: The victim in this crash was Hannah Pimentel, a 19-year-old from Clovis.
— Corin Hoggard (@corinhoggard) May 13, 2021
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