Lucas O’Dell Dies in Solo-Car Collision on State Route 138 [Lancaster, CA]

1 Child Dead, 2 Injured in Traffic Accident on 300th Street

LANCASTER, CA (August 5, 2022) – 12-year-old Lucas O’Dell died in a solo-car collision on State Route 138 Thursday morning.

The incident occurred around 11:55 a.m. along SR-138 and 300th Street West on July 28th.

According to reports, for unknown reasons, a gray Ford F-250 drove off the roadway into the dirt and rolled over before landing on its roof.

Consequently, the incident ejected Ford’s two juvenile passengers.

According to authorities, O’Dell passed out before CHP arrived and a bystander started performing CPR on the child.

Unfortunately, responding authorities pronounced the child dead at the scene.

The male 41-year-old driver and an 11-year-old boy passenger were seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

At this time, authorities are conducting an active investigation of the crash; once available more information will be released.

Those with further information regarding the accident are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Lucas O’Dell. May the memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.

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