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July 17, 2001
A fourth-year UCLA Medical School student who was hit earlier this month by an alleged drunk driver on Sepulveda Boulevard near Valley Meadow Road died over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Sukey Egger, 32, who also held a doctorate in clinical psychology, died Saturday at UCLA Medical Center from injuries she suffered July 9, when her Nissan Sentra was hit by a BMW driven by an alleged drunk driver, said Los Angeles Police Lt. Steven Allen.
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July 16, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A Los Angeles man was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence after a skateboarder was struck and killed in the Los Feliz neighborhood. Adam Paul Means, 26, was booked and later released on $25,000 bail, authorities said. David Lambrecht, a 28-year-old Chicago resident, was riding a skateboard on Saint George Street approaching Lyric Avenue when Means' car struck him, police said.
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July 15, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A Los Angeles man was killed late Friday when two cars struck him as he tried to walk across the Antelope Valley Freeway. The incident occurred about 9 p.m., after a Toyota van driven by Manuel Alas, 38, hit a concrete divider on the freeway north of Sand Canyon Road, California Highway Patrol Officer Charles Blair said. After hitting the wall, Alas got out of the van and tried to cross the lanes, Blair said.
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July 14, 2001 | CAROL CHAMBERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two 19-year-old men were hospitalized Friday after their tricked-out racing car plunged off a freeway transition road in Glendale and landed on its roof on a connector road 50 feet below, the California Highway Patrol reported. Witnesses to the 11:33 a.m.
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July 7, 2001 | CAROL CHAMBERS and RICHARD FAUSSET, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Los Angeles police are asking the public's help in finding a motorist who ran down a mother and her 3-year-old son in Pacoima on Friday, in front of nearly 40 children walking to a nearby elementary school. The driver was described as a male Latino, 25 to 30, wearing a baseball cap. Witnesses said he was in a gray or dark brown sport utility vehicle or truck with a camper shell, possibly a Chevrolet, GMC or Ford. Police were given a partial license plate number beginning with 4RGX.
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June 29, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A man jaywalking across a busy Van Nuys street was struck by a pickup truck and killed Wednesday, authorities said. The accident occurred at 9:15 p.m. on Vanowen Street near the Hollywood Freeway. The man, whose name was not released, was taken to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Panorama City, where he died. The driver was not charged.
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June 25, 2001
An infant sustained serious head injuries Sunday night after a sport utility vehicle carrying the boy rolled over on the Victory Boulevard offramp of the San Diego Freeway, officials said. The 1-month-old boy was taken by helicopter to Children's Hospital after the 6:30 p.m. accident and was listed in critical condition. Two or three other people were in the car but were not injured, said Jim Wells of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
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June 14, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A Dallas radio station that caused an international stir when it falsely reported that teen pop stars Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake had been killed in a car crash in Los Angeles apologized Wednesday, the Dallas Morning News reported. "Last night, this radio station erroneously reported an incident involving Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake" of pop group 'N Sync, KEGL's recorded message said. The station apologized "for any confusion this erroneous report may have caused."
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June 12, 2001 | HANG NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Boyle Heights mother and her five children who were struck by a car Sunday have been released from County-USC Medical Center and White Memorial Medical Center, authorities said Monday. The mother, Sandra Mercado Lopez, and children ages 1 to 11, were hit by a 1987 Jeep Cherokee traveling about 20 mph as they crossed the 2700 block of 1st Street about 8:30 p.m. They were about 200 feet from a marked crosswalk, said Officer Ladonna Cissell, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.
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