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News Release

Monday, March 11, 2013

Media Relations

Traffic Detectives Need Public Help to Locate a Person of Interest NA13039RF

What:
News Conference

When:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
1:30 p.m.

Where:
Corner of 43rd Street and Wadsworth Avenue
Los Angeles

Who:
Los Angeles Councilmember Jan Perry, Council District 9
LAPD Captain Ann Young, Commanding Officer, Central Traffic Division (CTD)
LAPD Detectives from Central Traffic Division
Family of Hit and Run Victim Sergio Rodriguez

WHY:
To help locate a person of interest possibly involved in a fatal hit-and-run traffic incident on December 21, 2012.  At 8:05 a.m., 31-year-old Sergio Rodriguez was riding his bicycle westbound on 43rd Street from Wadsworth Avenue, when he was struck and killed by a man driving a 1990's red pickup truck.  The driver failed to stop and render aid to the victim as required by law.

CONTACT:
For more information, please call CTD Detective Jose Garcia at 213-972-1844 or the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.