An aerial view of the intersection at which a woman was killed Friday Sept. 27, 2013 in a hit-and-run crash.
Standing $50K Reward Searched for in Fatal Hit-Runs
Los Angeles Councilman Joe Buscaino proposed a standing reward associated with $50, 000 to capture hit-and-run drivers and called on the chief excutive to sign a bill that will extend the statute of limitations for that deadly crimes. Jacob Rascon reports for NBC4 News at five p. m. on Sept. twenty six, 2013. More Photos and Videos
A woman in her early 20s was killed early Friday in a hit-and-run crash at a Hollywood intersection just hours before a part of the Los Angeles City Council is usually scheduled to introduce a motion for a standing reward for details in such cases.
The crash occurred in the 6700 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, just east of Highland Avenue. Santa Monica Boulevard remains closed for the crash investigation.
Details regrading the victim’s identity were not immediately available. Investigators are looking for an early model white-colored Toyota or a light blue Ford Thunderbird.
Detailed vehicle descriptions were not available.
The fatal crash comes one day right after Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino said he would propose a standing up $50, 000 reward for details leading to the arrest and conviction of drivers in deadly hit-and-run crashes. Buscaino said he would introduce his proposal at Friday’s ten a. m. city council conference.
An analysis by the Los Angeles Police Commission rate found there have been around 20, 000 hit-and-run crashes in Los Angeles over the past five years and about one-third of these were fatal.
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