December 21, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rewards have risen to $135,000 in a hit-and-run the killed one student and injured another near the University of Southern California.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday offered $75,000 and the university added $50,000 to a $10,000 reward approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
The rewards seek information leading to the arrest and convictions of the persons involved in the March 29 death of 19-year-old freshman Adrianna Bachan of Santa Barbara. Fellow freshman Marcus Garfinkle of Scottsdale, Ariz., remains hospitalized.
A car struck the students in a crosswalk at 3 a.m. as they were returning from parties to their campus residences. Garfinkle became stuck on the hood of the car until it stopped and a passenger got out and pulled him off. The car the fled.
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