PICO RIVERA (CBS) — Sheriff’s deputies say they have arrested a man suspected of purposefully running down another man with his vehicle in Pico Rivera.
The deadly hit-and-run occurred at 1:19 a.m. Sunday in the area of Passons Boulevard north of Telegraph Road.
The suspect, identified by authorities as 38-year-old Alfredo Campos, Jr. of Rancho Cucamonga, was stopped by sheriff’s deputies at Slauson Avenue and Boer Street in an unincorporated county area of Whittier following the incident.
A news release issued by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said a preliminary investigation revealed that Campos and the victim had allegedly been involved in some sort of confrontation prior to the accident.
The 38-year-old victim’s name has not been released. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with more information is urged to contact investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.