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Thursday, June 11, 2015

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Los Angeles: LAPD Traffic Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in determining the cause of a vehicle crash that took the life of a young mother.

On Wednesday, June 10, 2015, around 1:40 a.m., a vehicle struck a light pole at Washington Boulevard and Cochran Avenue in the city of Los Angeles.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Washington Boulevard, collided with a street light pole and overturned on the roadway. The driver of the vehicle, 32-year-old Angelyn Cobarrubia of Los Angeles, sustained massive head injuries and was pronounced dead at scene. Cobarrubia's two- year-old daughter was in the vehicle and was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Detectives have issued a video clip of a possible additional suspect's vehicle that can be viewed at: and is attached to this news release.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the LAPD West Traffic Division, at (213) 473-0234. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipster 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.