Trina Newman-Townsend Wiki – Trina Newman-Townsend Biography

A Los Angeles pastor Trina Newman-Townsend was killed in a hit-and-run while delivering gifts to underprivileged children on Christmas Eve, police say.

She was struck while getting into her car at the intersection of 88th Street and South Broadway in South Los Angeles around 3:25 p.m., LAPD said in a statement.

Newman-Townsend, a beloved community activist, was pronounced dead at the scene.


Her devastated friends and family members are now calling for the hit-and-run driver to come forward.

Trina Newman-Townsend Age

The age of Trina Newman-Townsend was 61 years.

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Trina Newman-Townsend cause of death

“She helped everyone, she gave back to the community in every way that she could,” her daughter Amarrie Nicasio told KTLA.

“Who ever did this has to step up and turn themselves in.”


The family gathered at the scene of the accident to comfort themselves after the Christmas Eve tragedy.

“I was trying to pass the yellow tape over to her. She just couldn’t believe what I heard on the phone,” Nicasio told KTLA.

Newman-Townsend was a church minister who had raised six foster children, family members said.


She had been handing out gifts at a community toy drop-off center just before she was killed, Nicasio said.

Pastor Kenneth Pitchford, a friend of Newman-Townsend, told KTLA: “Everyone is heartbroken at this time. Words cannot describe what she means to this community.”

Police have not released a description of the vehicle and no arrests have been made. Read More….


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