Victim identified in fatal North Hills crash where other driver fled

Fatal North Hills crash photo
At 5:39 a.m. on June 16, 2019, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported traffic collision at 8711 N Haskell Av. Firefighters extricated two patients from vehicles in critical condition and transported a third patient with non-life threatening injuries. One patient was determined dead on scene. (Photo by Greg Doyle, courtesy of the Los Angeles Fire Department)


LOS ANGELES — The driver of an SUV who was killed in a two-vehicle crash in North Hills was publicly identified Monday.

Francisco Hernandez Rivas, 48, was a North Hills resident, coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said.

It happened about 5:35 a.m. Sunday when a vehicle going north on Haskell Avenue struck a vehicle traveling west on Parthenia Street, said Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

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