Traffic Detectives Need Public Help to Locate a Person of Interest NA13039RF

March 11, 2013

News Conference

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
1:30 p.m.

Corner of 43rd Street and Wadsworth Avenue
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Councilmember Jan Perry, Council District 9
LAPD Captain Ann Young, Commanding Officer, Central Traffic Division (CTD)
LAPD Detectives from Central Traffic Division
Family of Hit and Run Victim Sergio Rodriguez

To help locate a person of interest possibly involved in a fatal hit-and-run traffic incident on December 21, 2012.  At 8:05 a.m., 31-year-old Sergio Rodriguez was riding his bicycle westbound on 43rd Street from Wadsworth Avenue, when he was struck and killed by a man driving a 1990’s red pickup truck.  The driver failed to stop and render aid to the victim as required by law.

For more information, please call CTD Detective Jose Garcia at 213-972-1844 or the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.