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LAPD - Valley Traffic Division
Friday December 14th, 2018 :: 10:16 a.m. PST


CRIME ALERT: Hit & Run Felony Fatal Laurel Cyn & Peoria St

On Friday, November 23, 2018, at 5:30 P.M. in Sun Valley, a witness observed a black sports utility vehicle traveling southbound Laurel Canyon Boulevard south of Peoria Street. The vehicle collided with a pedestrian crossing eastbound Laurel Canyon Boulevard. The driver failed to stop to render aid and/or identify self and fled the scene negotiating a right turn into the Kohl’s parking lot and fled the scene. The pedestrian sustained severe injuries and was transported to the hospital where he later died from the injuries.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Valley Traffic Investigator Martinez, #34876, at (818) 644-8022. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

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 the word "TIPLA" and the message to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. Tipsters may also go to, click on "Submit a Tip" and follow the prompts. For additional information contact Valley Traffic Detectives at (818) 644-8000. 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) Text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES)

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

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

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP OVB1 followed by your message, to 888777

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