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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

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Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying a Hit and Run Driver

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a Hit and Run driver.  

On September 2, 2008, at about 5:20 a.m., an unidentified man, about 40-years-old, was walking in a southeasterly direction on 55th Street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on 55th Street at Alba Street.  

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.  

There is no description of the hit and run vehicle or driver.  The hit and run vehicle and suspect were believed to have traveled eastbound on 55th Street.  

Anyone with information about the vehicle, or was a witness to the accident is asked to contact Central Traffic Division, Detective Josephine Mapson at 213-972-1825 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-972-1853.  During weekends and off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

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