60-Year-Old Man Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Van Nuys - NBC Southern California

60-Year-Old Man Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run in Van Nuys

Two LAPD officers arrived on scene before paramedics, and CPR was administered, but the hit-and-run victim died at the scene.

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    Man Arrested After Fatal Hit-Run in Van Nuys

    A 60-year-old was arrested after allegedly hitting and killing a homeless man with his vehicle and fleeing the scene. Jane Yamamoto reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15, 2018. (Published Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018)

    A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a homeless man, who was not in the crosswalk, near a busy intersection in Van Nuys Friday night per the LAPD.

    The watch commander at the LAPD's Valley Traffic Division told NBC4 that a witness to the crash followed the driver to a nearby motel and called police. Sixty-year-old Kenneth Korevaar of Sherman Oaks was arrested for felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor DUI.

    The crash occurred shortly after 9:40 p.m. on Friday night near the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Wyandotte Street.

    Two LAPD officers arrived on scene before paramedics, and CPR was administered, but the hit-and-run victim died at the scene.

    The coroner is still waiting to notify the victim's family, but witnesses described the victim as a man in his 50s.

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