Mom Killed, 3 Children Injured After Being Struck By Car In Hit-And-Run
PACOIMA (CBS) — A 28-year-old mother was killed Friday afternoon in a hit-and-run in Pacoima.
The woman’s three children suffered minor injuries, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.
The crash was reported at 2:02 p.m. at 12589 W. Mercer St., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott.
The victim was identified as Maria Pena of Pacoima.
Scott says a 7-year-old girl, a 5- year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl suffered moderate injuries. All four victims were taken to hospitals.
The driver was described by witnesses as a male Hispanic with spiked hair. Police also said he was driving a white pickup.
Anyone with information about the accident was asked to call Valley Traffic Detectives M. Russell at (818) 644-8028 or Investigator H. Fredo at (818) 644-8037. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
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