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News Release

Monday, December 18, 2006

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Woman Killed by Hit and Run Driver

Los Angeles: The police department is seeking the public's help in identifying the driver of a car who fatally struck an unidentified woman Sunday afternoon.

On December 10, 2006, at approximately 12:15 A.M., the victim, a Hispanic woman in her 40's, was believed to be crossing the street when she was fatally struck by a car travelling westbound Manchester Boulevard near Wall Street. The driver of the car failed to stop at the scene, render aid and identify himself or herself as required by law.
The victim was taken to California Hospital where she died a short time later.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact South Traffic Division, Officers Grace Brady or Ed Mcgowan at 323-290-6063. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).