LAPD Looking for Driver Involved in Horrific Hit-and-Run in South LA

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By KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO

The Los Angeles Police Department detectives are on the hunt for a driver of a black Ford Fusion who struck and killed a pedestrian in South L.A. and then fled from the accident with offering help.

Rufino Miranda, 47 was struck and killed by the car on December 4 at around 9: 30 p.m. as he attempted to cross Avalon Boulevard.

Miranda was transported to a local hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department where he later died. 

The City Council amended recently amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. 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.