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News Release

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered on Fatal Hit and Run

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Thursday, October 29, 2020
8:00 a.m.

WHERE:
West Traffic Division Community Room
4849 W. Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019

WHO:
LAPD Captain Brian Wendling, Commanding Officer, West Traffic Division
LAPD Detective James Dickson, West Traffic Division
Victim's family will not be attending

WHY:
On February 22, 2020, around 4:00 a.m., an 87-year-old resident of Los Angeles was walking northbound on 8th Street, west of Westmoreland Avenue. Prior to reaching the north curb of 8th Street, he was struck by a white 2012-2016 BMW M5 4-door sedan. He was also struck by a second vehicle, described as a white 4-door sedan.

The male victim, identified as Chan Wook Park, was transported to a local hospital with severe injuries. Park passed away at the hospital.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact Detective James Dickson or West Traffic Detectives at 213-473-0234, or email 37895@LAPD.Online.



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