$50,000 reward considered in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

The city of Los Angeles will consider offering a $50,000 reward to help find the driver who hit and killed an 18-year-old bicyclist.

David Granados was killed March 24 after he was hit by a car as he rode his bicycle on Bellaire Avenue at Oxnard Street in Valley Glen.

Police say the vehicle was likely a 2000 or 2004 Mercedes Benz M-Class SUV. The vehicle is seen in a video running a red light as it heads westbound on Oxnard Street.

The driver hit Granados as he crossed Oxnard, then drove off without stopping to help.


Granados died in a hospital the next day.

Los Angeles Councilman Paul Krekorian will join police and Granados’ family Friday morning at the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters downtown to announce the potential reward.

The reward has to be approved by the City Council.


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