Police plan to announce an arrest Wednesday in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 64-year-old woman in South Los Angeles, authorities said.
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Brenda Joyce Scott of Carson was fatally injured about 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at 95th and Hoover streets, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. A news conference was planned at the accident scene later this morning, when police are expected to release the name of the suspect.
According to police, Scott was driving a Mercedes-Benz south in the 9500 block of Hoover Street when a silver Jeep Renegade ran a stop sign at 95th Street and slammed into her car. She died at the scene.
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Security camera video showed the violent collision. Two women were seen running from the Jeep, which was lifted off the ground when it slammed into the Mercedes-Benz.
Witnesses said the women stayed at the scene for about 30 seconds before running off.