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Family of woman fatally hit by car on Venice boardwalk files lawsuit
Family of woman fatally hit by car on Venice boardwalk files lawsuit

The family of an Italian woman fatally struck by a car on the crowded Venice Beach boardwalk claims in a lawsuit that the city and county of Los Angeles failed to provide adequate protection for pedestrians on the busy walkway. Attorneys for the parents and husband of Alice Gruppioni contend the boardwalk was in "dangerous condition" when the 32-year-old was struck Aug. 3 by a car driven by Nathan Campbell, 38, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Campbell was able to enter the boardwalk from adjacent Dudley Avenue and then drive his car, unimpeded, because the city and county did not provide adequate barriers and...

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