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Monday, November 21, 2011

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Los Angeles: LAPD Valley Traffic Division (VTD) detectives are looking for witnesses to a traffic accident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed while walking down a street.

On Nov. 18, at about 6 p.m., 35-year-old Tujunga resident Van don Fabian Jordan Jr. was walking across Foothill Boulevard mid-block near Esko Avenue when 26-year-old Sunland resident Joe Flint Calles driving a 2002 Jeep Wrangler heading west on Foothill Boulevard struck him.

Los Angeles Fire Department rescue personnel responded to the location and attempted to treat Jordan for his injuries.  Just before 6:30 p.m., however, they pronounced him dead at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed this traffic accident is asked to contact VTD Detective Amalia Sanchez at 818-644-8033.  During non business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 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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