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Police Need Help in Fatal Jefferson Park Hit & Run

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Yesterday morning at 2 a.m., 46-year-old Sheila Tudmon was in the street, presumably crossing, when she was struck by a black SUV that left the scene without rendering aid. She was later transported to the hospital where she died. The incident happened around 2 a.m. on Tudmon Street, near Arlington Avenue and 37th Street. Detectives need help on this one, more info is below:

Anyone with information related to this crime is asked to call South Traffic Detectives at (323) 290-6094, or (213) 485-7336 and ask for the Watch Commander. After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247). Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.” Tipsters may remain anonymous.