EL MONTE (CBSLA) — The El Monte Police Department Tuesday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with a fatal hit-and-run.
The suspected driver is described as a 5-foot-10 Asian male weighing approximately 175 pounds between the ages of 30 and 40 with black hair and brown eyes.READ MORE: Police: Michael Rhee Of Lake Forest Attacked Asian Woman, Believing She Was White, In Retaliation For Rise In Hate Crimes
According to police, the suspect was driving a black Toyota Tacoma at about 7 p.m. Feb. 20 when he struck a motorcyclist, identified as 56-year-old John Spata, near the intersection of Peck and Lower Azusa roads.READ MORE: Standoff In Pasadena Ensues After Man Found Stabbed Several Times
Spata was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.MORE NEWS: Aquarium Of The Pacific Mourns Loss Of 20-Year-Old Sea Otter Maggie
Anyone with information about the fatal crash is asked to call police at 626-580-2100.