$10,000 reward offered for information in Duarte fatal hit-and-run

DUARTE — Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich Friday offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck an 86-year-old man in front of his home.
Longtime Duarte resident and father of 12 Gabriel Barragan Abundio died at the scene of the crash, which took place about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 18000 block of Buena Vista Street, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.
A retired horse groom, Abundio was walking home from a bus stop after Christmas shopping when he was fatally struck by a vehicle described only as black, which then fled the scene, investigators and family members said.
Supervisor Antonovich offered a $10,000 reward Friday for information leading to the capture of the hit-and-run driver.
Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s Temple Station.

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