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News Release

Monday, April 5, 2004

Media Relations

Collision Results in Death of Two Pacific Palisades Residents

"Collision Results in Death of Two Pacific Palisades Residents"


Los Angeles: On April 2, 2004, at about 7:50 p.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred on Temescal Canyon Drive, south of Sunset Boulevard, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.

An 18 year-old male resident of Los Angeles, was driving his pick-up truck north on Temescal Canyon Drive, when he collided with two pedestrians crossing east on Temescal Canyon Drive.

The pedestrians, a 73 year-old female and a 79 year-old male, both residents of Pacific Palisades died at the scene as a result of their injuries. Their names are being withheld pending notification to their family.

The motive for the collision us unknown at this time. The driver of the pick-up truck was not arrested and is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact West Traffic Detectives, at 213-473-0234. On weekends and during off-hours, contact our 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, or 1-877-529-3855.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Lucy Diaz, Media Relation Section, at 213-485-3586.