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News Release

Friday, March 11, 2005

Media Relations

72 Year-Old Pedestrian Killed

 

Los Angeles: Last night Sandra DeLeon, a 72- year-old woman was struck by a Hit and Run vehicle in Sylmar.

The traffic collision occurred in the 1300 block of Marchant Street. Witnesses reported seeing DeLeon lying in the street and subsequently called the police. The vehicle that struck her fled the scene.

LAFD arrived and pronounced DeLeon dead at the scene. There is no vehicle or driver information.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the person(s) responsible for this incident is asked to call Valley Traffic Division at 818-756-8391. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section. For questions please call 213-485-3586.



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