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Hit-and-run driver who killed 14-year-old boy sought

Traffic investigators are asking for the public’s help in solving a hit-and-run accident that killed a 14-year-old Dominguez High School student in Paramount.

The student, Calvin Charles, was hit by a pickup truck about 5 p.m. Dec. 13 while crossing Alondra Boulevard and Hunsacker Avenue.

The truck slowed to a stop, then sped off. It is described as a small, white pickup, possibly with front-end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at (562) 623-3500. Anonymous tips may be provided by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.

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— Sam Quinones

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