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News Release

Thursday, June 19, 2003

Media Relations

2 Fast 2 Furious 2 Dead


"2 Fast 2 Furious 2 Dead "

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division detectives are investigating the death of two men who were killed during a high speed street race with another vehicle.

On June 19, 2003 at around 12:00 a.m., two vehicles were racing northbound on Glenoaks Boulevard, near Sheldon Avenue, when one of the vehicles lost control, slid sideways into opposing lanes of traffic and crashed into a power pole. The two male occupants, 19 year-old driver Vahe Parseghian and his passenger 17 year-old Tadeh Badalian, both Glendale residents, were killed.

Parseghian’s 2003 Acura was racing another car, described only as a beige or gold Acura and was being driven by an unknown man who left the scene following the collision.

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the Valley Traffic Detectives, at 818-756-8391. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.