Holocaust survivor, 91, eliminated in hit-and-run in Los Angeles – NBC News

LOS ANGELES– Police stated they are still searching for the motorist in a hit-and-run that killed a 91- year-old Holocaust survivor in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles County Cops Department stated in a news release Thursday that the accident occurred around 5: 35 a.m. on June 17 in Valley Town, a suburban area of Los Angeles.

Graphic security video shows a light-colored pickup with a camper shell striking a pedestrian at a crosswalk on Magnolia Boulevard at Wilkinson Opportunity.

Gennady Bolotsky Family photo

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner identified the victim as 91- year old Gennady Bolotsky.

The office stated he passed away at the hospital and points out several blunt-force trauma as the cause of death.

The household informed KABC -TELEVISION that he came to the U.S. as a refugee throughout World War II to leave Nazi occupation in Europe.

” He was supposed to live to 100 or more. At 91, he had more energy than a person half his life,” his son, Michael Bolotsky, said.

Next-door neighbors likewise informed the station that Gennady Bolotsky was struck by a car in the same area 15 years ago and survived.

The city of Los Angeles is offering a reward up to $50,000 for info that results in an arrest.

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