Los Angeles News
Special Needs Student Killed In Hit And Run
By Katherine Noland
Nov 19, 2012 - 3:09:37 PM

LOS ANGELES—A special needs student was killed on Saturday, November 17 after a hit and run on Broadway Avenue at around 7:00 p.m.

 
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Miguel Mendez

The victim, Miguel Mendez, was a student at Banneker Special Education Center and was reportedly hit by a green, late model Chrysler town and country minivan while crossing Broadway Avenue just south of Century Boulevard.

 

A local market’s video surveillance revealed footage of the incident, showing the car that hit him with no headlights on. The family of Mendez made a plea to KTLA-TV Channel 5, begging the motorist to turn him or herself into authorities.

 

If you know any information about this crime, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department at 877-LAPD-247.



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