Public’s Help Needed To ID Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police need the public’s help in identifying the driver of a car involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 22-year-old man.

Charles Frazier, of Los Angeles, was fatally injured in the crash on Jan. 11. Frazier was driving a 1986 Camaro south on Normandie Avenue, approaching Vernon, when he was struck from behind by a car, identified as possibly being a Chevrolet Monte Carlo or Impala. The crash sent the Camaro over the double yellow lines and into opposing traffic.

Police say Frazier was ejected from his car. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The suspect continued south on Normandie and fled the scene without helping Frazier or identifying himself.

Investigators believe the hit-and-run driver is a black man, 5-feet-11 to 6-foot-1, weighing about 175-180 pounds. He wore a black bandanna, black baseball hat and a black shirt.

The suspect’s car was black or dark in color with large chrome rims.

Anyone with information about the crash can call Investigator K. Yount at (323) 421-2500 or (323) 421-2535.

  • Black is back

    A black man in a black car, wearing a black bandanna, black baseball hat and a black shirt. Hmm….

  • steveB

    He we was probably pulled over the day before, driving without a license, but the LAPD didn’t impound his car.

    • Kheard

      You are an idiot!!!! He was someone’s son; someone’s father, someone’s friend and MY NEPHEW!!!!

      • steveB

        you are the idiot. I was talking about the suspect, not the victim!

  • juztees

    where are the cameras? I’m sure Big Brother aint so far off.

  • diana

    Steve B: why would you dare make moronic comments. Please just troll away. This family is morning the loss of their loved one n just ignorant comments are not amusing anyone. :(

  • Ashley

    Just curious….How can you tell the height and weight of someone sitting in a car???

  • Sad Aunt

    Has anyone checked the TRAFFIC CAMS IN THE AREA?

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