David Gutierrez, age 24, has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian collision that occurred July 19 in Sun Valley. For reasons that have not been described Mr. Gutierrez was on the 5 Freeway south near Lankershim at about 10:40 p.m. when he was struck and killed by a vehicle described as a semi-tractor trailer, red in color, that allegedly fled the scene. The California Highway Patrol is pursuing the truck and its driver and is requesting for assistance from any witnesses.

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

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