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News Release

Friday, December 13, 2002

Media Relations

32-year old Bicyclist Killed

 

Los Angeles: On November 20, 2002, at approximately 4:10 p.m., 32 year-old Gabriel Huerta, was riding his bicycle on San Fernando Road when he was struck from behind by a tractor trailer eastbound on San Fernando Road. Witnesses followed the truck and attempted to get the driver to stop. They were unsuccessful.

Mr. Huerta died as a result of his injuries. The driver is described as a male, Black 40 to 50 years-old. The tractor portion is described as red and white in color.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Traffic Detectives at 213-485-3111. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk,
1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Grace Brady, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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