Jorge Guerra Killed in South LA Bike Crash on East 88th and Wadsworth
Los Angeles, California – The LAPD is offering a reward of $50,000 to anyone who will provide information that will lead to the arrest of a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash that occurred in the area of East 88th and Wadsworth earlier this month.
The victim of the accident was identified as 37-year-old Jorge Guerra.
Authorities said Guerra was heading home from a bike ride with his family on July 8 when he was stuck by a vehicle.
The driver fled the scene after the accident.
Guerra was pronounced deceased eight days after the accident. Two kids who were riding with Guerra survived the crash.
Authorities said the vehicle was a green 1997 Honda Accord. Witnesses to the crash chased down the suspect, who ditched the vehicle after crashing into parked cars.
Police said the Honda Accord involved in the hit-and-run had been reported stolen.
The crash is under investigation.
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