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$10,000 reward in hit-and-run death


The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the hit-and-run incident that killed 26-year-old Keith Conception of Los Angeles, an aspiring teacher.

On Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, Conception was on the northbound 110 Harbor Freeway, south of Florence Avenue in Los Angeles, at approximately 3:30 a.m. According to the California Highway Patrol, he had been in a minor traffic accident and was struck by another vehicle when he exited his car.

The investigation is ongoing and officials ask that any individuals with information contact Officer Christian Baldonado at (213) 744-2331.

Conception worked as an after-school counselor in Inglewood and was anticipating a teaching  position with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

“It is devastating to lose bright young men like Keith,” said board Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas.”  ” …  it is essential that we understand exactly what happened that night and see that justice is done.”