Vinnie Jacoway died after hit and run crash, family mourns his death
Vinnie Jacoway Death – Vinnie Jacoway’s family has expressed their sorrow over the loss of their cherished son, as well as their friend and brother. When his life was taken away in such a horrible way, he was 34 years old. “They took a great soul from us. Our whole family is hurting. The whole city is hurting. The whole city is. He was a good man he didn’t deserve this at all,” said Erica Baker, Jacoway’s cousin. “He was the most entertaining guest there. Every time he appeared, he gave his all, and he had an impact on an incredible number of lives “Jacoway Boyd’s brother, Eric Boyd, made this statement.
The police suspect that Jacoway was crossing the roadway near the intersection of Third and Jefferson Streets when a car traveling at a speed of more than 90 miles per hour disobeyed a red signal. The motorist was operating a vehicle that had been taken without permission. Someone struck Jacoway and then abandoned him at the scene of the incident. The Los Angeles Police Department has made public a video that shows the suspect fleeing the scene after abandoning the vehicle in the parking lot of the Henry Greene Apartments. “It hit me hard and was just so unexpected and crazy. I still don’t know what to think about it,” said Sarah Ann Taylor.
Even though it hurts to think about Jacoway no longer being here, his family and friends have stated that they would continue to commemorate him. On Sunday, one week after his death, they gathered at Virtue Bar and Lounge to celebrate his life. “This is one last dance for him. It’s what we’re here for to party. It’s what he did. He partied. He danced,” said Baker. While they carry on with their mourning, they continue to cling to the hope that Jacoway’s murder mystery will be solved one day. Calling the anonymous police tip line at 502-574-LMPD is encouraged for anyone who may have information about the incident.
Related topic: One person killed in hit-run crash in Lemon Grove
A California Highway Patrol officer reported that one individual was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Lemon Grove on Friday morning that sent the victim’s automobile careening down an embankment. According to CHP Officer Danielle McComb, the incident happened just before 8:30 a.m. on west Highway 94 close to College Avenue when the victim’s car was struck by a black sedan. The victim was ejected after the victim’s car was forced off the road and down an embankment.
After the collision, the sedan’s driver continued traveling but was eventually stopped. McComb didn’t specify the location or method of the driver’s arrest. According to McComb, the guy who was expelled passed away on the spot. The name of that person was withheld. DUI is being looked into as a potential reason of the collision, according to McComb. Investigations into the incident are still ongoing.
News from InsideEko.com