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News Release

Monday, November 17, 2014

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered for Identity of Fatal Hit & Run Driver

UPDATE
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The time of the news conference has been changed to 12:00 p.m.


WHAT:  
         
News Conference
 
WHEN:           
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
12:00 p.m.
                  
WHERE:        
Crenshaw Boulevard and 63rd Street
Los Angeles, California 90008
(Original location of Fatal Hit & Run)
            
WHO:          
 Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard Parks,     Council District 8
Captain II Kathryn Meek, Commanding Officer South Traffic Division
Detective III Jimmy Render, South Traffic Detectives
Investigator Ruben Mendoza, South Traffic Detectives
Family members of the victim
         
WHY:           
To offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to the identity, arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the hit & run death of Diane Dupree.

On October 10, 2014, around 9:40 p.m., a motorist was travelling north on Crenshaw Boulevard towards 63rd Street.  That motorist struck Diane Dupree as she was attempting to cross the street on Crenshaw Boulevard.  The motorist continued north on Crenshaw Boulevard, without identifying themself or rendering aid as required by law.  Dupree later died from the injuries she sustained in the collision. 

A nearby camera captured video which depicted the hit-and-run vehicle as a small to medium sized 1980’s to early 1990’s Honda, Toyota or similar vehicle.

Dupree is survived by her adult son and daughter. 
                       
INFO:          
For further information, please contact South Traffic Detectives, Officer Mendoza or Detective II Smith, at 323-421-2500.


























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