GLENDALE (CBSLA.com) — Funeral services will take place Wednesday for a 4-year-old girl who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Glendale.
Violeta Katchatorian was with her parents in her family’s front yard on March 6 when she ran out into the street around 5 p.m. and was struck, police said.READ MORE: Military Plane Crashes In Residential Area In Lake Worth, Texas; 3 Injured, Up To 6 Homes Hit
She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The 55-year-old driver, who initially fled the scene, turned himself in the next day.READ MORE: Chris Rock Announces COVID-19 Diagnosis: 'Trust Me, You Don't Want This'
Shant Badleen was charged with felony hit and run.
According to police, if Badleen had stopped he likely would not have been held responsible for the incident. His bail was set at $50,000.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed In Overnight Crash In Rialto; Probe Underway
Katchatorian’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.