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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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Los Angeles: LAPD Traffic Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in locating a hit and run driver that killed a pedestrian in South Los Angeles.

On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at about 12:50 a.m., a traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Broadway Avenue and 103rd Street. A pedestrian crossing westbound on 103rd Street was struck by a motorist traveling South on Broadway Avenue.

Michael Dejon Brown, 24-years old, of Los Angeles, was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.

There is no description on the Hit and Run vehicle or suspect at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact South Traffic Detective Section at 323-421-2500 from 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday. After hours please contact South Traffic Division Watch Commander at (323) 421-2577. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipster may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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