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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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17-Year-Old Boy Killed in Traffic Collision NR10073gb

Los Angeles: A collision between two vehicles resulted in the death of one passenger late Friday evening.

On February 12, 2009, at around 9:20 p.m., a 17-year-old male, Adir Vered, was sitting in the rear passenger seat of a vehicle and the vehicle hit a parked vehicle on Wystone Avenue and south of Harnett Street.  According to Detectives, Vered was unbelted and leaning out of the window.  He suffered massive head injuries when he was ejected from the car and died from his injuries.

The 16-year-old driver and another passenger were not injured and the driver was questioned and released.  
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division, Officer Doug Larkin at 818-644-8036 or Detective William Bustos at 818-644-8021. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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