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News Release Monday, January 24, 2011
18-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit and Run Collision NR11037gb
UPDATE April 25, 2011
Today Councilmember Jan Perry stood with the LAPD and the Jeter family to announce, during a press conference to announce a $50,000 reward motion for information that would lead to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the hit-and run killing of Sharneice Jeter.
Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) South Traffic Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a driver who fatally struck a woman as she crossed a street in South Los Angeles.
On Friday, January 21, 2011, at about 10:35 p.m., 18-year-old, Sharniece Jeter, a resident of the City of Victorville, was crossing the street westbound on 66th Street with her female friend when she was struck by a possible Ford F-150 or F-250 pickup truck, beige or champagne in color with an extended cab, and tinted windows. The vehicle was traveling in a northerly direction on Figueroa.
The driver of the Ford described as a male Hispanic with a large beard immediately left the scene without rendering aid or identifying himself as required by law.
Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital where she died.
Anyone with information about this incident or whereabouts of this vehicle/driver is urged to contact South Traffic Division Detectives at 213-485-7336 or 323-290-6063. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.