Harbor: The Los Angeles Police Department, South Traffic Detectives, are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic collision that killed a man.
On October 19, 2022, at around 7:00 p.m., the victim was walking in the southbound lanes of Normandie Avenue at Dunwich Avenue when a black-colored SUV collided with him. The driver remained at scene and called emergency services. The victim remained on the roadway and a second vehicle (possibly white sedan) traveling southbound Normandie Avenue struck the victim. The second vehicle failed to stop or render aid to the victim and continued to travel southbound Normandie Avenue to 223rd Street.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
The victim is described as a male Hispanic, possibly transient, approximately 30-35 years of age.
Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves. The public is also reminded that as pedestrians, they should exercise caution when crossing streets, obey traffic lights, cross within marked crosswalks, and obey the rules of the
On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit-and-Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members that provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Detective Geitheim or Officer Lopez Del-Haro, South Traffic Division Detectives at 213-713-9579. During nonbusiness hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.