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LAPD - Central Traffic Division
Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 :: 01:11 p.m. PDT


Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Traffic Collision in Hollenbeck Area

Los Angeles- On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at approximately 5:57 a.m., 49 year old Fredy Guirao, a resident of Los Angeles, was driving his 2016 Toyota Corolla westbound on Olympic Boulevard. As Guirao approached the intersection at Orme Street, he struck 61 year old, Ramon Guerrero, also a resident of Los Angeles, as he was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk.
Guerrero was transported by Los Angeles City Fire Department personnel to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center.  Despite lifesaving efforts he was pronounced dead by the medical staff at the hospital shortly after his arrival.
Guirao remained at the scene and is cooperating with this investigation. Alcohol and/or Drugs are not a factor in the collision.
Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to call Central Traffic Detectives, Officer Juan Mendoza at (213) 833-3713, or Detective Felix Padilla at (213) 486-0753.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

LAPD - Central Traffic Division
251 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Emergency: 9-1-1

Felix Padilla
Central Traffic Division

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