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News Release

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Media Relations

Hit and Run Suspects Sought in Death of USC Student

WHAT:    
News Conference

WHEN:    
Monday, March 30, 2009
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:    
Jefferson Boulevard and Hoover Street

WHO:        
Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese, Commanding Officer South Bureau
Captain Don Schwartzer, Commanding Officer South Traffic Division
Detective Jim Render, South Traffic Detective Division
Dr. Michael Jackson, Vice President, USC Student Affairs
Mr. James Grant, Director Media Relations, USC
Assistant Chief John Thomas, USC Department of Public Safety
Captain David Carlisle, USC Department of Public Safety

WHY:        
On March 29, 2009, at around 3:00 a.m., two USC students were run down while crossing the street at Jefferson Boulevard and Hoover Street. The driver did not stop to render aid or identify themselves as required by law.
        
Detectives will be providing more details about the case and will be requesting the public's help in identifying the two suspects involved in this crime.