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Sunday, November 19, 2000

Media Relations

High Speed Traffic Collision Kills One

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Sunday, November 19, 2000



"High Speed Traffic Collision Kills One"

El Sereno: On Sunday, November 19, 2000, at approximately 7:25 am, a 1967 Ford Bronco was westbound on Valley Boulevard at Del Paso Avenue. The driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway and collided with a power pole. As a result of the impact with the pole, the driver sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. There were two passengers in the vehicle, a 22 year old male and a 33 year old male who were ejected upon impact with the pole. They were transported by ambulance to a local area hospital and have been listed in critical but stable condition.

The deceased driver of the vehicle has been identified as 23 year old John Kenny, a resident of Los Angeles.

This information was provided by Detective II Tony Barnes, Central Traffic Division Detectives and can be reached at 213-485-3111.

This press release was prepared by Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.




For Release 5:00 pm PST
November 19, 2000