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News Release

Thursday, January 6, 2000

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, January 6, 2000

On January 5, 2000 at approximately 6:30 AM a fatal traffic collision occurred on Broadway mid-block between Slauson Avenue and 59th Place in the City of Los Angeles. Mr. Carlos Chavarian was driving his 1994 Chevrolet pick-up truck northbound on Broadway when he struck an unidentified male Hispanic pedestrian that had staggered into Chavarian's lane of traffic. As a result of this collision the unidentified male was thrown onto the hood of the pick-up. The unidentified male sustained extensive blunt force trauma to this his head and torso and died at the scene of the collision.

Please refer any questions or information to Detective Michael Kaden, Central Traffic Division Follow-up Unit at 213-485-3111, or Central Traffic Division's Watch Commander at 213-485-3122.



For Release 9:40 am PST
January 6, 2000