Thursday, September 22, 2016
Fatal Hit and Run Suspect Sought NA16203dmWHAT:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
79th Street /Western Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90003
(location of the Hit & Run)
LAPD Detective Sandra Smith, South Traffic Division
LAPD Detective Michael Flannery, South Traffic Division
Vanessa Covarrubias, family member of victim
On September 14, 2016, around 5:30 a.m., a vehicle traveling south on Western Avenue collided with a female pedestrian crossing Western Avenue at 79th Street. The victim was identified as 79-year-old Maria Covarrubias. She died as a result of the accident. LAPD South Traffic Division detectives are asking the community for their assistance in identifying an outstanding suspect.
For more information, please contact Detective Michael Flannery or Detective Ryan Moreno, South Traffic Detectives, at 323-421-2500.