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Aspiring Firefighter Killed in Reseda Hit and Run

Thomas Price, 22Thomas Price, 22, was in a crosswalk at Reseda Boulevard and Topham Street when he was run down and killed.

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RESEDA, Calif. (KTLA) — Authorities investigating the hit-and-run death of an aspiring firefighter have uncovered new information from surveillance video.

The grainy video from the Orange Line bus stop at Reseda Boulevard shows not one — but two vehicles — hitting 22-year-old Thomas Price.

First, an SUV hits Price as he walks across the street. Then, a second car runs him over and also continues without stopping.

Price, an L.A. Valley College student, was planning to be a firefighter like his grandfather, a Ventura County fire captain, his family said.

His mother April, a single parent, says she wants closure and for the drivers who ran her son down to come forward.

“Any leads at all… just do the right thing,” she said. “My family needs closure, and to have two people have run him over like an animal in the street is deeply disturbing.”

 

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a 22-year-old man crossing the street in Reseda.

RESEDA, Calif. (KTLA) — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a 22-year-old man crossing the street in Reseda.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. Sunday in a crosswalk at Reseda Boulevard and Topham Street.

Thomas Price was taken to Northridge Hospital by paramedics, where he was pronounced dead at 4:55 a.m.

The suspect vehicle is described as dark-colored a 1997-1998 Chevy Tahoe with a 4- to 5-inch lift kit and dark rims.

According to his family, Price was an aspiring firefighter.

His parents lost their only child, and they’re asking for the public’s help finding the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD.

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