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Tuesday, November 21, 2000

Media Relations

Traffic Collision Claims Crossing Guards Life

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, November 21, 2000



"Traffic Collision Claims Crossing Guard's Life"

North Hollywood - On Tuesday, November 21, 2000, at approximately 7:20 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred at the corner of Magnolia Boulevard and Bakman Avenue. A crossing guard described as a male, White, 60 years of age was struck by a 17-year-old that was driving on Magnolia Boulevard. The vehicle also collided with a light pole and a building. The victim was transported to a near by hospital by a Rescue Ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

The 17-year-old driver was questioned and released at the scene.

The investigation is on going and being conducted by Valley Traffic Division Detectives. Anyone with information regarding this incident should call Detective White at Valley Traffic Division at 818-756-8391.

This Press Release was produced by Officer Mariana Gallegos, Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.




For Release 5:15 pm PST
November 21, 2000