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Family And Advocates Seek '#Justice4Monique.' Here's What We Know The Crash And Investigation

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Community members gather near the crash site where Monique Muñoz was killed on Feb. 17. (Courtesy of LAPD West Traffic Twitter )
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A 17-year-old driver could be charged with vehicular manslaughter after police say he killed a 32-year-old woman in a traffic collision in West Los Angeles.

Monique Muñoz, of Culver City, died at the scene of the fatal crash, which happened shortly after 5 p.m. on Feb. 17 at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Overland Avenue, according to officials from the Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Bureau.

In the weeks since Muñoz was killed, there has been much speculation and rumors circulating on social media about the circumstances of the crash, the police investigation, and the process of arresting and charging the teen driver, who is the son of a wealthy Beverly Hills entrepreneur.

I spoke with officials from the Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Bureau, which is investigating the crash.

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