Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

News

11-Year-Old Boy Killed in South L.A. Hit and Run

crimescenetape2a.jpg
Stories like these are only possible with your help!
Your donation today keeps LAist independent, ready to meet the needs of our city, and paywall free. Thank you for your partnership, we can't do this without you.

11-year-old Natanael Garcia was walking in a designated crosswalk at 76th and Hoover Street on the afternoon of July 15th when he was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. The LAPD say that the motorist briefly stopped her vehicle but did not exit the car, offer aid, or identify herself as the law dictates. The police are looking for the driver and the vehicle involved. She is described as "a female, Hispanic, with a long pony tail. She was driving a black or dark blue, large sports utility vehicle, with tan trim around the bottom, and stock wheels." Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact South Traffic Division Detectives at (323) 290-6063.