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Monday, December 5, 2005

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Woman Killed as She Crossed the Street

Los Angeles:  On Friday, December 2, 2005, at about 7:50 p.m., LAPD Traffic Officers responded to a Fatal Traffic Collision at Lucile Avenue and Marathon Street. 

According to a witness, Micheline Fernande Maye, a 74 year old, resident of Seaside, CA was crossing Lucile Ave when she was hit by a car that was going southbound at a high rate of speed.  The suspect stopped briefly and then sped away.  The suspect's car is described as a 1990-1995 dark colored Ford Thunderbird.

Mayes was taken to Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Felix Padilla or Detective Johnny Meneses, Central Traffic Detectives at 213-972-1825 or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-972-1853.  On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).