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News Release

Monday, June 11, 2018

Media Relations

Fatal Hit and Run NA18115ml

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Monday, June 11, 2018
4:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Police Department
Valley Traffic Division
7870 Nollan Place
Panorama City, CA 91401

WHO:
Captain II Andy Neiman, Valley Traffic Division
Detective Lissete Fuentes, Valley Traffic Division
Detective Leslie Perkins, Valley Traffic Division

WHY:

On June 7, 2018 at 3:30 a.m., a black/2007/Nissan/Murano driven by Oscar Armando Lopez was traveling at a high rate of speed westbound Sherman Way from Vineland Avenue when it lost control and collided with several parked vehicles and a light standard. Two occupants inside the black Nissan were ejected from the vehicle as it rotated in a westbound direction out of control. One occupant inside the Nissan died as a result of the collision and the other occupant suffered severe injuries. The driver, identified as Oscar Lopez, got out of the Nissan and remained at scene for a short time. Lopez fled the scene, failing to render aid to his passengers.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact Detectives Front Desk at (818) 644-8020.



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