On 05-18-15 at approximately 8:11 pm, Ruth Duarte, was crossing n/b across Florence Av at La Salle Av in a marked crosswalk. She was struck by 2010 Audi Q7 vehicle which was travelling n/b on Florence Av. The driver and passenger of the Audi vehicle immediately stopped to render aid to Duarte. While they were rendering aid, another vehicle (medium to dark colored, possible SUV) also travelling n/b Florence Av collided with Duarte as she lay on the pavement. This vehicle fled the scene without rendering aid.
The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in identifying the person or persons responsible for this vehicular manslaughter. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department immediately.
Submit an anonymous tip and get a reward of up to $1,000 based on arrest. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive a $50,000 reward through the LA City Hit and Run reward program based on conviction. For more information, contact Ofcr Mendoza #31367 or Ofcr Covarubias #33978 at South Traffic Detectives . After Hours: Contact South Traffic Watch Commander (323) 421-2577.