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LAPD - Valley Traffic Division
Saturday July 16th, 2011 :: 02:05 p.m. PDT


Driver killed in a head-on traffic collision in Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks: On July 16, 2011 at approximately 12:05 a.m., a male sole occupant 28 years old resident of Los Angeles was driving a 1987 Honda Civic, northbound on Sepulveda Blvd crossed over the center median into the opposing traffic lanes and collided head-on with a 2001 Porsche Carrera traveling southbound Sepulveda Blvd approximately 300’ north of Valley Meadow Road. The Porsche Carrera was being driven by a sole male occupant 61 year old resident of Encino.

The driver of the Porsche Carrera sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda Civic was seriously injured and transported to the hospital by rescue ambulance where he was pronounced dead from the result of the traffic collision.

The driver’s name of the Honda will not be disclosed until notification of next to kin.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Detective Krajchir at 818-644-8034 or Officer Fredo at 818-644-8037 During non-business hours or weekends, calls may be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800)-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most key pads) using a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters can also go to, click on “web tips” and follow the prompts.

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

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