Mom of 2 hit by SUV in South LA; Her husband rushes to scene and finds her dead, witness says

A South Los Angeles dad arrived at the scene where his wife was killed in a horrific crash, a witness tells FOX 11.

The horrific crash happened Tuesday evening in the 1300 block of West 46th Street in the Vermont Square area. The woman who was pinned between an SUV and a building, 33-year-old Losbeth Rodriguez, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A witness, James Sly, was at a nearby laundromat when the crash happened.

"We heard a boom come around the corner and see a hole in the wall with the car in front of it and the lady laying inside," Sly said. "She was gone. Her husband came out and jumped on her."

Sly said the incident left him speechless.

"I couldn't even describe it," he said. "Man, how you come outside and see your wife hangout out of a wall."

Sly described Rodriguez as a good woman who took her two kids to school.

"Wonderful family," he adds.

The driver of the SUV, 30-year-old Dwight Williams, stayed at the scene, spoke with police and was eventually taken into custody, LAPD said.

Williams' brother spoke with FOX 11 after the crash.

"He's a nervous wreck right now," the brother said. "He's emotional. He's like ‘I didn’t mean for this to happen.' No one wakes up in the morning to say, ‘Hey, I’m going to get into a car accident or hit somebody.'"

Williams said he was driving on Normandie Avenue around 4:30 p.m. to pick up his niece from a nearby elementary school.

Williams' brother said the driver was looking to switch lanes but ended up getting rear-ended by a different driver and the SUV ended up hitting Rodriguez.

"[Dwight Williams] said at that moment, when he had impact, he didn't know until he saw feet on the car of the hood," the suspect's brother said.

LAPD said investigators took consideration of Williams' account of the deadly crash, but police ended up accusing the driver of speeding and negligence.

"The charge that he was arrested for is solely gross negligence. In other words, your driving behavior was very imprudent. It was not consistent with other drivers on the road. And that was a causal factor to this crash causing somebody's death," said LAPD detective Gerald Chavarria.

"The best we can do is just pray for each family involved," Williams' brother said of the deadly incident.

Now, police are looking for the driver mentioned by Williams that allegedly pushed the SUV into Rodriguez. Williams told police it was a white van. Anyone with information on the deadly crash is asked to call LAPD.