K’Marie Lawson Killed in Lake Los Angeles at Avenue O and 156th Street, George Kokoteev Arrested

K’Marie Lawson Killed, 5 Injured in Car Accident at Avenue O and 156th Street in Lake Los Angeles


Lake Los Angeles, California (October 10, 2019) – K’Marie Lawson, 5, has been identified as the child who was killed in a car accident which left several people injured in Lake Los Angeles on Tuesday evening.

According to a local news source, the accident happened at about 8:48 p.m. October 8, at Avenue O and 156th Street.

A Nissan Xterra driven by 61-year-old George Kokoteev was traveling eastbound on the roadway when it drifted into the westbound lanes and collided head-on with a Nissan Altima.

Lawson who was a passenger in the Altima was killed in the collision.

Four other occupants in the Altima including children ages 1 and 3 years-old were injured in the collision and were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Kokoteev sustained major injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment. He was later arrested on suspicion of DUI.

No further information was provided.

An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.