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News Release

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Media Relations

Hit-and-Run Victim Dies of Injuries

Los Angeles: Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver who struck and seriously injured a 21-year-old Los Angeles man on March 3, 2007. The man later died from his injuries.

The collision occurred on Saturday, March 3, 2007, around 11:00 P.M., when Zacarias Gerson was crossing the street near Beverly Boulevard and Berendo Street. One witness described the car that struck Gerson as a white Honda, but the make could be any of several similar designs.

Paramedics took Gerson to a local hospital where he died on March 6, 2007.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Central Traffic Detective Michael Kaden at 213-972-1825. On weekends or during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).


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