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News Release

Friday, January 9, 2009

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered for an Unsolved Fatal Hit and Run

What:
News conference to announce a reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a suspect responsible for a fatal hit and run.

When:
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
9:00 a.m.

Where:
The southwest corner of Olympic Boulevard and Evergreen Street

Who:    
City Councilmember Jose Huizar, District 14  
Captain Ronald  Marbrey, Commanding Officer, Central Traffic Division
Central Traffic Division Detectives
Family members of Francisco Pedraza

Why:
On October 24, 2008, Francisco Pedraza was crossing Olympic Boulevard at Evergreen Avenue when he was fatally struck by a vehicle that fled the crash scene.

LAPD's Central Traffic Division and 14th District Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar will announce his sponsorship of a $50,000 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspect responsible for the death of Pedraza.

For more information, please contact Media Relations at 213-485-3586.