Thursday, February 17, 2022
Manchester Avenue and Van Ness Avenue
Detective Ryan Moreno, LAPD South Traffic Division
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On Thursday, January 27, 2022, at approximately 9:35 p.m., a male approximately 70 years of age was struck by a vehicle, while walking across Manchester Avenue and Van Ness Avenue in a marked crosswalk.
The unknown vehicle was traveling eastbound Manchester Ave and negotiated a left turn onto northbound Van Ness Avenue when it collided with the victim.
Suspect’s vehicle then fled northbound Van Ness Avenue and failed to render aid to the victim and/or identify themselves. The victim died from his injuries.
The vehicle is described as a dark colored, early model truck with tinted windows.
If anyone has any information on the suspect vehicle, please notify South Traffic Detectives, Officer Lopez Del Haro and/or Detective Flannery, at 323-421-2500 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Monday through Friday. After hours please contact South Traffic Division’s Watch Commander at 323-421-2570.