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LAPD - Valley Traffic Division
Sunday May 8th, 2011 :: 01:33 a.m. PDT


Fatal Traffic collision, Train V. Pedestrian. This occurred on May 7th, 2011, at 9:05PM, near Nordhoff and Winnetka.

Valley Traffic Division
May 7th, 2011


On Saturday, May 7th, at approximately 9:05PM, a fatal train versus pedestrian collision occurred near the intersection of Winnetka Avenue and Nordhoff Street. The train was an Amtrak Surfliner proceeding south from Goleta to Los Angeles. The pedestrian got into the middle of the tracks and was struck by the train.

Christopher Vazquez, 27, a resident of Sun Valley, was pronounced dead at scene by Los Angeles Fire Department personnel.

Valley Traffic Detectives are searching for any possible witnesses to the collision.

If further information is needed, please contact Police Officer 3+1 D. Larkin, Valley Traffic Division Detectives, at (818) 644-8036 or (818) 644-8020.

DR# Unknown at time of release
Incident # 11057004761

P-3+1 D. Larkin, Serial No. 31742
Investigator, Valley Traffic Division Detectives
(818) 644-8036


D-3 W. Bustos, Serial No. 25029
Officer In Charge, Valley Traffic Division Detectives
(818) 644-8021

LAPD - Valley Traffic Division
7870 Nollan Pl
Los Angeles, CA 91402

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 818-644-8000

Officer Larkin
Valley Traffic

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