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News Release

Monday, January 4, 2010

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Motorist Hits Pedestrian Leaving Her Dead

Los Angeles: South Traffic Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a black color, possibly Toyota Corolla with a male Hispanic driver.

On January 3, 2010 at around 11 p.m., 62 year-old, Annette Marie Carter was crossing the street at Normandie Avenue and Adams Boulevard when she was struck by a car.  The hit and run driver left the scene northbound on Normandie Boulevard, failing to render aid and exchange information as required by law.  

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.

Detectives believe there may be front end damage to the car.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call LAPD South Traffic Division Officer G. Brady or K. Yount at 323-290-6063.  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.