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Man Sentenced to 15 Years to Life for Killing Uber Driver in Crash

Posted by Fay Arfa | May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 25-year-old man was sentenced today to 15 years to life in state prison for killing an Uber driver in a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

A jury convicted Kevin Moran (dob 1/19/93) of Los Angeles on March 13 of one felony count each of second-degree murder, hit-and run driving resulting in death to another person and hit-and-run driving resulting in injury to another person.

On Jan. 14, 2017, Moran was driving at a high rate of speed when he ran a red light at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Arlington Avenue. Moran's vehicle crashed into an Uber vehicle, killing the driver, 52-year-old Folesha Parker-Iverson.

A passenger in the Uber vehicle also was injured.

Deputy District Attorneys Melissa Opper and Leslie Hinshaw prosecuted case BA453703.

The Los Angeles Police Department, South Traffic Division, investigated the case.

Los Angeles District Attorney / case BA453703 / May 11, 2018

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