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North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division detectives are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision that occurred at Magnolia Boulevard and Wilkinson Avenue.

On Monday, June 17, 2019, around 5:35 a.m., a severe hit and run traffic collision occurred on Magnolia Boulevard at Wilkinson Avenue. An unidentified vehicle was traveling eastbound Magnolia Boulevard, approaching Wilkinson Avenue when it collided with a pedestrian, who was walking northbound on Wilkinson Avenue, inside the marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and render aid, identify him/herself as required by law.

Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transported the 92-year old, male pedestrian to a local hospital, where he later died due to his injuries. The name of the deceased will not be released until next-of-kin has been notified.

Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should stop, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.

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 $50,000 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 about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Detectives, Officer Fredo at (818) 644-8029 or Officer Reyes at (818) 644-8032. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org 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.


I live not too far from where this happened. Out in here in North Hollywood (NOHO) stuff like this happens under the LAPD North Hollywood Division's nose all the time.

Motorists out here in NOHO are DISRESPECTFUL to pedestrians, safety codes, and to traffic lights. Lankershim Boulevard right in the heart of the NOHO arts district, is filled with motorists who ignore traffic lights, who turn on yellow and red signals and darn near hit pedestrians, and etc.

Lankershim, Chandler, and Magnolia are some of the most dangerous streets for pedestrians to walk on daily. Those three streets are pedestrian death or injuries waiting to happen and the LAPD Traffic sector needs to do something about it.

So many drunk, weed smoking, cellphone texting, and cellphone talking clowns be driving through these streets of North Hollywood and they aren't being held accountable.

How many people in NOHO have to die like this 92-year old man or get hurt by motorists before the LAPD steps in?

I feel bad for the 92-year old man who passed away at an area hospital, because of the selfish and callous criminal who hit and then ran over this man who was just out for a morning stroll.

I hope the LAPD or whoever was over there when this happened catches this criminal.

I am so glad the driver's truck was caught on tape and I hope somebody saw something and helps the LAPD solve this case. If I was over there while the driver stopped, I would have snapped a photo of his license plate and tried to get a photo of the driver's face.

Remember people, the LAPD can't solve their cases without your help. Please bring justice for this 92-year old man.

Your golden years are supposed to be about peace, watching a lot of TV, being with your grandkids, checking in on your offspring, and etc. NOT getting fitted for a casket and then getting buried or cremated.

Good thing this was caught on tape, so the public or the LAPD North Hollywood Division can get a decent head start on catching the driver who killed this 92-year old man.

This video is indicative of how careless a lot of motorists out here in LA are when it comes to pedestrians.

Why are there no comments on any of your articles? Are they all moderated out of existence or does no one read this?

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