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News Release

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's South Traffic Division are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved in a hit and run collision that killed 49-year-old Ms. Gloria Eatonbreaux.

On December 25, 2017, at about 9:00 p.m., a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard, collided with a pedestrian, Ms. Eatonbreaux, crossing westbound Crenshaw Boulevard near Coliseum Street with her son.

After the collision, the driver of the speeding vehicle failed to remain at the scene and render assistance. The driver fled southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard driving a black possible early 90's model Nissan or Honda. Ms. Eatonbreaux was transported to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. Her son was not injured.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone who may have witnessed, or have information regarding, this collision is urged to call Detective Moreno at 323-421-2500, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact South Traffic Division's Watch Commander at 323-421-2577, or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters can also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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