Officer Ken Hamilton was driving home on his motorcycle after working the nightshift as a probation officer at Eastlake Juvenile Facility when he collided with another vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene. The Los Angeles Police Department told CBS that he was killed around 6 a.m at the intersection of Soto Street and Lancaster Avenue in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Hamilton died at the scene.
Officer Hamilton was also a longtime assistant coach for Corona Santiago baseball team.
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Agency: Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
EOW: Monday, October 28, 2013