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News Release

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Media Relations

Seventeen-Year-Old Male Dies after Fatal Traffic Collision

Los Angeles:  On January 17, 2006, at 5:45 AM, 17 year old Steven Va Ly, a resident of Los Angeles, was fatally injured as a result of a traffic accident at Valley Boulevard and Vandalia Avenue in El Sereno Area.

Mr. Ly was driving a 2003 Toyota Corolla eastbound Valley Boulevard when the vehicle ran off the road and collided with two signs and a power pole. Mr. Ly was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The investigation revealed that a white Honda Civic with four doors was driven by a male Hispanic in his 30's and was possibly following Mr. Ly. The driver is sought by the police for questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Padilla or Detective Meneses from Central Traffic Division Detectives at 213-972-1825 or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-972-1853.



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