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$50,000 Reward Offered For Information On Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash



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Devon Miller / The Valley Post

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information on a hit-and-run crash in Sun Valley on Saturday where a driver ran a red light and caused a fatal collision.

The crash was reported at about 9:06 a.m. Saturday on the 8200 block of Coldwater Canyon Avenue, according to Margaret Stewart, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).

“A high-speed collision left one person dead on scene,” Stewart said.

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) investigators say a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling northbound on Coldwater Canyon when the driver ran a red light at the intersection with Roscoe Boulevard.

The pickup truck collided with the driver’s side of an older model Morris Minor, killing the driver identified as Harutiun Moukoian, 58, of Glendale, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office.

The driver of the Silverado abandoned the truck at the scene of the crash, according to the LAPD.

Another vehicle, a silver Hyundai Tiburon, was driving behind the pickup truck prior to the crash, accoridng to investigators.

After the collision, the suspect got into the Hyundai and fled the scene, LAPD officials said.

Both the driver of the Hyundai and Silverado left before identifying themselves or rendering aid to the victim, according to police.

The Hyundai was later found abandoned in the area with no sign of either occupants.

The hit-and-run suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’7” and weighing about 150 pounds. At the time of the crash, the driver was wearing a red sweatshirt and a black baseball cap with a red logo, according to investigators.

A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise, according to the LAPD.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Valley Traffic Division Detective Wade at 818-644-8036 or Detective Fuentes at 818-644-8021.

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One Killed, One Hospitalized After Agua Dulce Crash On Sierra Highway



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One person was killed and another was hospitalized after an Agua Ducle crash on Sierra Highway Wednesday morning. 

A vehicle crashed into a ditch at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday near the 12600 block of Sierra Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Traffic Management Center. 

Firefighters later responded to the solo-vehicle crash, according to Marvin Lim, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“It came in as a (traffic collision) with persons trapped,” Lim said. 

One person was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital via ambulance, according to Lim. 

The second victim was pronounced dead on arrival, according to the spokesperson.

A helicopter was requested to the scene but was later canceled, according to Lim. 

The identity of the victim is unknown pending an examination and notification of next of kin by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office. 

Officers with the CHP Antelope Valley Area Office are expected to remain on scene for an unknown duration, according to a dispatcher with the office. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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GoFundMe Created For 9-Year-Old Boy Killed In 14 Freeway Crash



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The family of a 9-year-old boy killed in a 14 Freeway crash last week has created a GoFundMe to raise money for funeral costs. 

Isaiah Lammar Davis is described as a “sweet, loving, intelligent 9-year-old,” said Queenbri Love, a family member in the GoFundMe. 

“This is a devastating loss to our family,” Love wrote. “He was deeply loved and he will be deeply missed. We are raising money to cover funeral costs and any help is greatly appreciated. God Bless and thank you for your support.”

The crash incident was reported at about 10:50 p.m. on April 5 near Avenue N on the northbound 14 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

A motorist veered into the center divider, then tried to reenter the freeway at approximately 65 miles per hour, according to investigators.

The vehicle overturned after the driver lost control, went across all lanes of traffic, and hit a dirt embankment, according to CHP officials.

Davis was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene, according to investigators.

The 56-year-old driver suffered minor injuries and a 28-year-old woman riding in the car had moderate injuries, according to the CHP.

A 1-year-old boy and a 1-month-old boy, both in the vehicle, also suffered minor injuries, investigators said.

Alcohol or drugs were not considered to be factors in the crash and the incident is still under investigation as of Tuesday, according to CHP officials.

To donate to the GoFundMe, visit here.

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One Killed In Sun Valley Crash On 5 Freeway



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One person was killed Saturday in a Sun Valley crash on the 5 Freeway.

The incident was reported just before noon Saturday on the southbound 5 Freeway near Sunland Boulevard, according to Margaret Stewart, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).

Upon arrival, firefighters reported one person trapped inside a vehicle, according to Stewart.

The vehicle crashed into a tree and overturned, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) logs.

“Sadly, the patient was determined dead on scene,” Stewart said.

One task force is expected to remain to assist CHP officers, the spokesperson added.

A SigAlert was issued for the closure of the No. 3 and 4 lanes as well as the Sunland Boulevard offramp to the southbound 5 Freeway for about one hour, according to the CHP.

The identity of the victim is unknown, pending an examination by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.

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