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Friday, January 26, 2018

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department South Traffic Division detectives 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 a male adult motorcyclist.

On January 15, 2018 around 2:42 p.m., a fatal hit and run collision occurred on Arlington Avenue and 54th Street. The investigation revealed that the suspect's vehicle was traveling northbound Arlington Avenue and the motorcycle was traveling southbound Arlington Avenue.

The vehicle made a left turn westbound and collided with the motorcycle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without identifying themselves and did not render aid to the victim as required by law.



Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The victim is identified as Bruno Commereuc 52-year-old of Los Angeles. There is no suspect description. The hit and run vehicle is a described as a silver Nissan 350 Z newer model missing part of the right front bumper.

On April15, 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.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact LAPD South Traffic Division detectives at (213) 421-2577. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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