$25,000 Reward to Be Offered in Griffith Park Cyclist Hit-and-Run Crash

The cyclist was dragged about 600 feet after the crash on Zoo Drive

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Monday, Mar 4, 2013  |  Updated 10:04 PM PDT
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Reward in Griffith Park Cyclist Hit-and-Run

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A bicyclist was injured Feb. 17 in a hit-and-run crash in Griffith Park.

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A $25,000 reward has been offered in the case of a cyclist injured in a hit-and-run crash involving a minivan last month in Griffith Park.

Cyclist Damian Kevitt was dragged about 600 feet after he was struck by the minivan driver Feb. 17 near Zoo Drive and the 5 Freeway. Kevitt was westbound on Zoo Drive at about 11:30 a.m. when the minivan driver turned left, struck the cyclist and continued south on the 5 Freeway.

The minivan was described as an early model gray Toyota Sienna with a "For Sale" sign in the rear window. Witnesses told police the driver accelerated before Kevitt was dislodged from the minivan.
Call 323-259-2010 to provide information about the case.

Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge and California Highway Patrol officials announced the on Monday morning the $25,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the investigation.

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