Celia Cendejas Rivera has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian collision that occurred on February 26 in Sylmar. Details are scant but Ms. Rivera, age 80, was hit by a vehicle described as a white Ford Mustang near the intersection of Drofnfield Avenue and Hubbard Street prior to 6:50 p.m. The woman died at the scene. The driver of the Mustang allegedly fled the scene in the car without helping the Ms. Rivera.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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