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LAPD officials are asking the public for help in their search for a hit-and-run driver who left the scene after fatally striking a female pedestrian in the Harvard Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles the night of Aug. 19.

According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred when the victim was walking northbound on Washington Boulevard in a marked crosswalk at Gramercy Place when a silver sedan traveling west on Washington Boulevard struck her. Continue reading →

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A man was fatally injured and a woman was transported to a hospital in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Buena Park.

According to a report in The Orange County Register, Buena Park officers responded to the area of Western Avenue and Auto Center Drive north of the 5 Freeway on the evening of Aug. 14. They found a car and truck that had been involved in a collision. Continue reading →

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Sara Cervantes says she is seeking justice for her 14-year-old son, Isaac Cota, who was seriously injured in a bicycle accident she says was caused by a California Highway Patrol officer who then drove away from the scene.

According to a KTLA news report, the teenager was riding his bike in East Los Angeles the night of June 27 during a community car show near Whittier Boulevard and Williamson Avenue when the incident occurred. Continue reading →

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Deanna Stuve, 48, was killed and her 50-year-old husband, Frederick, suffered major injuries in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver.

According to a KTLA news report, the husband and wife were crossing at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Newland Street the night of July 25 when the driver of a Nissan Altima ran a red light northbound on PCH and struck them.

Police said the pedestrians were walking in a marked crosswalk. Deanna Stuve was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband was transported to an area hospital where he remained in critical condition. Continue reading →

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LAPD officials are asking for the public’s help to find a hit-and-run driver who left an 18-year-old severely injured in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles the night of July 16.

According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred near the intersection of West Colden Avenue and South Figueroa Street. Continue reading →

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A man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run collision in Fullerton, which officials say may have also involved a suspected DUI driver.

According to a KTLA news report, the fatal crash occurred early on the morning of July 8. Officers responded to near the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue to a call of a person down in the eastbound lanes of Orangethorpe. Continue reading →

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A man in his late 20s was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision the morning of July 1 on La Cienega Boulevard near the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the crash was reported on La Cienega at Imperial Highway. Police said the man was crossing La Cienega when he was struck by a vehicle that was southbound. The driver did not stop and kept going, officials said.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a white recreational vehicle or camper, police said. No driver description was available. Anyone with information about the hit-and-run driver or the vehicle is asked to contact West Traffic Division detectives at 213-473-0234. The investigation is ongoing. Continue reading →

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Authorities are looking for a hit-and-run driver who they say fatally struck a security guard at a Long Beach housing complex. According to a KTLA news report, the crash occurred the afternoon of June 12 near the entrance to the Century Villages at Cabrillo housing community on the 2000 block of San Gabriel Avenue. The victim was identified as 54-year-old Derrick Smith. Continue reading →

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A hit and run driver left three girls dead and one other child hospitalized and then fled the scene with the car’s passenger. Sandra Mizer, 13, Willow Sanchez, 11, and Daytona Bronas, 12, were all killed in the fatal crash.

According to a report on NBC Los Angeles, the girls were involved in an accident when a vehicle struck them as they were walking along the northbound lane of Camp Rock Road. They were pronounced dead at the scene. Natalie Coe, 14, survived but has been hospitalized in an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to her mother. Continue reading →

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Spechelle Pope, 28, a mother of four young children, and 37-year-old Lesther Deleon, a rideshare driver taking her to the grocery store, were killed in a Palmdale car crash, which officials say involved a hit-and-run driver who was also racing on a public roadway at the time. According to reports on CBS and KTLA, the two-vehicle crash occurred early morning on June 9 on Rancho Vista Boulevard near 11th Street West next to the Antelope Valley Mall. Continue reading →

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