29-Year-Old Hispanic Man Pronounced Dead after Pedestrian Crash near Remick Avenue

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 27, 2024) Arturo Sepulveda Carrera was arrested Saturday night after a fatal hit-and-run collision on Van Nuys Boulevard.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m., on the eastbound lanes of Van Nuys, near Remick Avenue.

The collision involved a silver Nissan Cube and a male pedestrian. The driver, following the impact, fled the scene without offering assistance or notifying the police. Emergency units from the LAFD transported the injured pedestrian to a nearby hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Authorities have identified the deceased victim as a 29-year-old Hispanic man. After initial investigative steps, law enforcement successfully apprehended the hit-and-run suspect, identified as 70-year-old Arturo Sepulveda Carrera of Van Nuys. Carrera has been booked by the LAPD in Van Nuys Jail on charges of felony hit-and-run, with bail set at $50,000.

Officials urge any witnesses to the collision to reach out to Valley Traffic Division Detective Otrosina at 818-644-8036.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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