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LAPD Brings out Older Hit & Run Incidents for Rewards

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With all the unfortunate buzz going around about hit and run incidents these days, the LAPD today is asking for help with three older cases from late last year that left people dead. Rewards of $50,000 each are being offered for the following:

  • Nov. 8, 2008, at around 12:45 p.m.- 71-year-old Royce Miles was riding in his motorized wheelchair across 47th Street at Central Avenue when he had a fatal collision with a hit-and-run driver.
  • Dec. 13, 2008, at about 10:10 p.m.- 45-year-old Jorge Miranda Mota was crossing San Pedro Street at 27th Street when he was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver.
  • Dec. 17, 2009, at around 6:30 p.m.- 75-year-old Eop Dong Yoo died from coming into contact with a hit-and-run driver as she attempted to cross Westmoreland Avenue near Pico Boulevard.

In all of the above cases, witnesses provided little or no suspect vehicle descriptions and were unable to provide license plate numbers. So if you know anything about them, call LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at (213) 972-1825.

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