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Italian woman killed in Los Angeles hit-and-run

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Italian woman killed in Los Angeles hit-and-run
An Italian woman died after a driver ploughed into a crowd on Venice Boardwalk, Los Angeles. Photo: Wikicommons
18:08 CEST+02:00
The 32-year-old daughter of a former Bologna football club president was killed in Los Angeles on Saturday night after a hit-and-run driver ploughed into a pavement packed with beachgoers on Venice Boardwalk. Alice Gruppioni was on her honeymoon in California after getting married on July 20th.

A further 11 people were injured, including Alice's husband, Christian Casadei, Corriere della Sera reported.

Alice, daughter of Valerio Gruppioni, president of the global radiator heating firm, Sira Group, and a former president at Bologna football club, died in hospital a few hours after the incident at the popular tourist spot.

A security video at a nearby restaurant shows a man parking his car along the boardwalk and observing the scene for a few minutes before getting back into the car and driving it at high-speed into the crowd.

A few hours later, a man walked into Santa Monica police station and surrendered himself.

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