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October 22, 1997
A female motorist was arrested Tuesday after an early morning hit-and-run traffic accident in South-Central Los Angeles that gravely injured a 53-year-old woman, the latest victim in a recent rash of similar incidents, police said. Estella Noguera suffered massive head injuries after she was struck by a car as she attempted to cross Vernon Avenue near Hooper Avenue about 6:45 a.m., according to Los Angeles Police Department detectives.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1997
A female motorist was arrested Tuesday after an early morning hit-and-run traffic accident in South-Central Los Angeles that gravely injured a 53-year-old woman, the latest victim in a recent rash of similar incidents, police said. Estella Noguera suffered massive head injuries after she was struck by a car as she attempted to cross Vernon Avenue near Hooper Avenue about 6:45 a.m., according to Los Angeles Police Department detectives.
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February 26, 1999 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 250 people turned out for a West Valley town hall meeting Thursday taking advantage of a rare opportunity to question local leaders on subjects from Y2K to sign language and hit-and-run drivers. Los Angeles Police Chief Bernard C. Parks, Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti and City Atty. James Hahn were some of the officials on hand to field dozens of questions from the public during the two-hour forum.
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February 14, 2014 | By Emily Alpert Reyes
Los Angeles police are drafting plans for a proposed program that would offer Angelenos rewards of up to $50,000 for information that helps arrest and convict hit-and-run drivers. Los Angeles has “the distinction of being the hit-and-run capital of the country,” City Councilman Joe Buscaino said at a meeting of the Public Safety Committee on Friday morning. Offering a reward would increase the incentive for witnesses to come forward, ultimately “bringing these cowards to justice.” Last year, Los Angeles had more than 21,000 hit-and-run crimes, including more than 1,200 injuries and 41 deaths, L.A. Police Cmdr.
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