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Sunday, September 15, 2013

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16-Year-Old Teen Killed by a Hit and Run Driver NR13427cj

Los Angeles: LAPD South Traffic Division detectives are requesting the public's help in identifying the suspect responsible for the hit and run death of a 16-year-old boy.

On Friday, September 13, 2013 around 8:20 p.m., a motorist was traveling north on Normandie Avenue towards 42nd Street and collided with the juvenile who was attempting to cross the street on Normandie Avenue in a marked cross walk.  The motorist continued north on Normandie Avenue failing to stop, render aid or to identify himself/ herself.  The impact of the collision caused the pedestrian to sustain life threatening injuries. 

Detective's investigation revealed that the motorist was driving a white 4-door sedan Nissan or Honda. There is no description of the driver. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact South Traffic Division Detectives at (323) 421-2567.   During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers 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.


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