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April 9, 2021

Crenshaw: The Los Angeles Police
Department’s South Traffic Division detectives are requesting the
public’s help in identifying a hit and run suspect.

On Thursday, April 1, 2021, around 2:35 p.m., a fatal traffic
collision occurred on Crenshaw Boulevard near Westmont Avenue. A
black Ford Flex vehicle traveling southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard
collided with the rear of a moped. The impact caused the rider of
the moped to be ejected onto the roadway. The driver of the Ford
Flex continued driving southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard without
stopping to identify themselves or render aid as required by

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to a
local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on April 3,

South Traffic Detectives canvassed and located video of the suspect
fleeing the scene with his passengers. Detectives will be releasing
both video and images of the suspect and his passengers. Detectives
are announcing a $50,000 reward for any information leading to the
identity, arrest and conviction of the suspect.

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

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Detective
Keith Gonzales or Detective Michael Flannery, South Traffic
Division at 323-421-2500. During non-business hours, or on
weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(1-877-527-3247). 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