75-year-old woman killed in Norwalk hit-and-run

City News Service
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
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Authorities Tuesday released images of the suspect vehicle in a hit-and-run in Norwalk that killed 75-year-old Bertha Nunez.

NORWALK, Calif. (CNS) -- Authorities on Tuesday released images of the suspect's vehicle in a hit-and-run in Norwalk that killed a 75-year-old woman.

The crash occurred around 8:15 a.m. Sunday, near Pioneer and Firestone boulevards as a white GMC Savannah 3500 van pulled out of a parking lot, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Bertha Nunez of Norwalk died at the scene, according to the county coroner's office.

The driver fled the scene following the collision. He returned a few minutes later but failed to notify deputies that he was the driver in the hit-and-run crash, according to the sheriff's department.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to contact Detective Ballesteros at (562)863-8711 or APBalles@lasd.org. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online.