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Top Long Beach crime news: Trio charged in lottery scam targeting elderly women; more

Top Long Beach crime news: Trio charged in lottery scam targeting elderly women; more
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By Hoodline - Published on October 01, 2019.

Read on for the top crime and emergency news you may have missed in Long Beach.

Flying tire smashes through windshield, kills 61-year-old driver, California cops say

A 61-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon when a flying tire that came off another vehicle smashed into her windshield on Interstate 405 near Long Beach, California Highway Patrol officials say.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Trio charged in lottery scam targeting elderly women across Long Beach

Three people were charged Monday with stealing more than $1,800 from a 66-year-old woman in a lottery scam targeting elderly women across Long Beach, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said. 

Read the full story on KTLA 5 News.

Homeless man is ID’d as bicyclist fatally struck by 2 vehicles in Long Beach

“The female driver did not see the bicyclist and struck him, causing the bicyclist to land in the No. 1 northbound lane of Redondo Avenue.

Read the full story on Long Beach Press-Telegram.


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