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News Release

Monday, April 16, 2018

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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 traffic collision that killed a bicyclist.

On April 16, 2018 around 12:05 a.m., a hit and run fatal collision occurred in the city of Los Angeles. The collision occurred at the intersection of Century Boulevard and Avalon Boulevard. A Motorist traveling North on Avalon Boulevard negotiated a left turn to Westbound Century Boulevard and collided with a Bicyclist traveling South in a marked crosswalk.

The Bicyclist was then struck by a 2nd vehicle. The 2nd vehicle fled the scene without identifying himself or rendering aid to the Bicyclist. The hit and run vehicle fled Westbound Century Boulevard to an unknown location. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the bicyclist dead at scene.

There is no description of the Hit and Run suspect or the vehicle.

Anyone with additional information regarding this collision can contact South Traffic Detectives at (323) 421-2500. After hours please contact South Traffic Division Watch Commander at (323) 421-254. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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