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News Release

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Media Relations

Fatal Traffic Collision Kills a 31-Year-Old Man

 

A 31-year-old resident of Los Angeles was killed in a traffic collision when his vehicle crossed into the path of a bus.

On Saturday, May 1, 2005, at about 7:20 a.m., Mark Anthony Nuñez was driving his 1988 Toyota Celica eastbound on Santa Monica Boulevard when he crossed over into the westbound lanes at Normandie Avenue and collided head-on with an MTA bus.

Mr. Nuñez was transported to a local hospital where he died. It is unknown what caused the victim to drift into opposing lanes of traffic. This investigation is ongoing.

Detectives Josephine Mapson and Felix Padilla from Central Traffic Division are investigating the traffic collision. For additional information, please call Detectives Mapson or Detective Padilla at 213-972-1825.



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