32-Year-Old Skateboarder Paris Camille Banks Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Tampa Avenue
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 16, 2021) – 32-year-old Paris Camille Banks lost her life Tuesday morning after a hit-and-run driver struck her on Tampa Avenue in Los Angeles.
The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. September 14, on Tampa Avenue near West Oxnard Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Banks was skateboarding in Tarzana when she was struck and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene after the collision.
Responding emergency crews pronounced Banks dead at the scene.
Authorities are searching for the vehicle, described as a Toyota Avalon with damage to the front end of the vehicle. Officers said the Toyota driver fled the scene heading south on Tampa Avenue.
At this time, an active investigation to determine further details is underway.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Paris Camille Banks. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
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