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News Release

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered on Fatal Hit and Run NA20033ll

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
103rd Street and Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90003

WHO:
Captain II Jon Pinto, Commanding Officer, South Traffic Division
Detective III Karen Jones, Commanding Officer, South Traffic Division Detective Section
Detective II Michael Flannery, South Traffic Division
Detective I Keith Gonzales, South Traffic Division

WHY:
On June 27th, 2020, at approximately 9:05 pm, Melvin Frye, was riding his bicycle in a south western direction across Main Street south of 103rd Street when he was struck by a vehicle driving Southbound on Main Street.

After the collision, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene without providing aid or identifying themselves, as required by law. Mr. Frye passed away at scene from his injuries.

CONTACT:
For further information, please contact Detective Keith Gonzales at (323) 421-2500.

After hours, call South Traffic Division Watch Commander at (323) 421-2577.

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