Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested in Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Glenoaks Boulevard and Desmond Street
PACOIMA, CA (February 6, 2020) – A man died in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash Thursday evening in Pacoima.
The crash happened around 8:15 p.m. at the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Desmond Street.
According to police, a male pedestrian was crossing within an unmarked crosswalk when a new model burgundy SUV struck him. The SUV then fled the scene and headed eastbound on 118 Freeway.
The victim, identified as 44-year-old Luis Sosa, died at the scene.
A good Samaritan followed the SUV and obtained a license plate.
Police later recovered the vehicle and arrested the suspect.
This fatal incident is still under investigation.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. We hope that the investigation of authorities will end up bringing justice wherever it is due.
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