Could Deadly Accident Have Been Prevented By Crossing Guard?
Description:A mother who died after being hit by a semi truck in an intersection next to a Hollywood middle school was identified Wednesday. Marleni Edith Barrera, 42, of Los Angeles was the victim in Tuesday morning’s collision next to Joseph Le Conte Middle School, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. Despite the location qualifying for a crossing guard, none was placed there due to “limited resources,” according to a statement issued Wednesday by a spokesperson for the LA Dept. of Trans.(2:32)