PALMDALE – Authorities have approved a $10,000 reward for information leading to the driver who struck a 29-year-old Palmdale man in January and left him bleeding and unconscious in the street.
Terence “Terry” Redack passed away three days after the hit-and-run collision, which occurred Sunday, Jan. 19 on East Avenue R, east of 65th Street E in Palmdale.
Terry was out exercising, less than a mile away from home, when he attempted to cross mid-block on Avenue R and was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.
Another driver spotted Terry lying bleeding and unconscious in the roadway, and the passerby alerted authorities around 8:21 p.m., sheriff’s detectives said.
After receiving first aid at the scene, Terry was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Family members held vigil at his bedside in the days that followed, but he was pronounced completely brain dead and then pulled off life support Wednesday, Jan. 22.
The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station is seeking assistance from the public with information that may aid in their investigation of this crime.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, March 18 unanimously approved a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the person(s) responsible.
Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective John Heald at 661-272-2596 or the Palmdale Station Traffic Detail at 661-272-2400.
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