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Friday, October 29, 1999

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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Friday, October 29, 1999

On Thursday, October 28, 1999, at approximately 7:45 a.m., a fatal traffic accident occurred this morning when a gray Toyota Camry, traveling eastbound Rosita Street, collided with a pedestrian who was crossing northbound Rosita Street at the east curb of El Cabarello Drive.

The victim, identified as 67 years old Hariet Shadur, a resident of Tarzana, was transported to Northridge Hospital, where she died at 11:09 A.M.

The driver of the vehicle, Ms. Rennie Wrubel, 55 years old and a resident of Tarzana, was questioned and released by the investigating officers.

The investigation revealed there was no evidence that the vehicle was speeding and that visibility was poor due to heavy fog in the area.

Valley Traffic Division is investigating this incident as a traffic accident at this time.

For more information, call Detective Kemptner, Valley Traffic Division, Collision Investigation Follow-Up Unit (CIFU) at 818-756-8391.




For Release 9:05 am PST
October 29, 1999