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News Release

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offer - Hit and Run Suspect Sought

What:
News Conference

When:
Thursday, March 30, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.

Where:
Central Area Police Station
251 East Sixth Street, Los Angeles

Why:
On November 5, 2005, at about 8:45 p.m., 75 year-old Gloria Balajadia was walking on the private property of the AM/PM gas station at Temple Street and Alvarado Street when she was struck by a vehicle backing into a gasoline island. Despite life saving efforts, she died as a result of her injuries on December 18, 2005.

Additional:
Family members will attend and a photo of the victim will be available. Central Traffic Division, Detective Felix Padilla at 213- 972-1825, is handling this investigation.