22-Year-Old CSULB Student Identified as Hit-and-Run Victim near Tivoli Drive
LONG BEACH, CA (October 28, 2018) – A woman was killed early Sunday morning following a hit-and-run collision near Tivoli Drive. The victim was later identified as 22-year-old Alena Rey Gretencord, a resident of Anaheim.
As per reports, the incident took place at about 1:30 AM. Gretencord was walking on the center median of 2nd Street when she fell into the number one lane. A pickup truck was then seen stopping before continuing eastbound, colliding with the victim, and fleeing the scene.
Gretencord suffered critical injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment and medical evaluation. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead shortly before 3:00 AM.
Authorities described the suspect vehicle as a white Ford F-150, with a silver toolbox in the bed and possibly a company decal on the driver’s door. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective David Lauro at (562) 570-7355. Anonymous tips may be submitted via Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 or www.LACrimeStoppers.org.
No further details have been provided to the public, as an investigation is ongoing.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Alena Rey Gretencord, a CSULB design student. She will be remembered as a loving person and a talented artist. May she rest in peace.
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