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Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's South Traffic Division are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved in a hit and run collision.

On October 26, 2018, around 6:58 p.m., a hit and run traffic collision occurred on West Adams Boulevard at the intersection of Burnside Avenue. The victim was crossing West Adams Boulevard, walking south, when he was struck by the suspect's vehicle travelling east on Adams Boulevard.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and identify or render aid to the victim.

After the pedestrian was struck by the suspect's vehicle, he was struck again by a second vehicle going east on Adams Boulevard. The second driver stayed at the scene of the collision and cooperated with the investigation.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The hit and run vehicle is described as a medium to full size sedan.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $25,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Traffic Division Detectives during business hours at 323) 421-2500 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After hours please contact South Traffic. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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