- Katharine McPhee and David Foster’s nanny, identified as Yadira Calito, was fatally struck by an elderly driver at a San Fernando Valley Toyota dealership.
- The 84-year-old driver accidentally accelerated into the dealership, injuring two male employees and leading to the tragic death of the 55-year-old female customer, believed to be Calito.
- McPhee announced a family tragedy, leading to her departure from the ongoing Asia tour, while the dealership temporarily ceased operations after the incident.
A tragic turn of events unfolded when the nanny of singer Katharine McPhee and producer David Foster, identified by a source as Yadira Calito, was fatally hit by an elderly woman’s car inside a San Fernando Valley Toyota dealership.
The incident, which took place on August 9, involved an 84-year-old driver who mistakenly accelerated her Toyota RAV4 into Hamer Toyota’s reception, injuring multiple people present at the scene.
The LAPD, while not confirming the identity of the deceased, released details regarding the accident.
The elderly driver from Mission Hills, having unintentionally accelerated, struck two male employees, aged 23 and 35, and a 55-year-old female customer, believed to be Calito.
While the male victims fortunately survived with non-life-threatening injuries, the female customer succumbed to fatal wounds at the hospital.
As of now, the LAPD has not made any arrests pertaining to the incident.
The Toyota dealership, addressing the unfortunate occurrence, posted a statement on their Facebook page on August 9, indicating the temporary closure of their operations.
Their main concern, as expressed, was the well-being of those impacted by the accident.
On a personal front, McPhee and Foster publicly acknowledged “a horrible tragedy” in their family, leading McPhee to withdraw from their ongoing “David Foster and Friends” tour in Asia.
Through an emotional Instagram post, McPhee conveyed her distress and apologies to her fans in Jakarta, expressing a heartfelt desire to return and perform in the future.
While TMZ revealed that the emergency was related to Calito’s sudden death, neither Foster nor McPhee has offered a direct confirmation.
Subsequent to the news, McPhee was observed maintaining a discreet presence and appeared visibly distressed at LAX on Friday.
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