by Timothy Rutt
Body discovered: Members of Montrose Search & Rescue and LA County fire paramedics were working on recovering the body of a hiker found this morning near JPL.
According to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, a hiker reported finding a body at about 7:50 Saturday morning near the Gould Mesa Debris Basin near JPL. The body was located by an LA County Fire helicopter. Fire paramedics managed to get to the body, described as that of a white male. Rescue workers were working on moving the body this afternoon.
Mendocino fatality: The LA County Coroner said they were not ready to release the identity of the Altadena man who was struck by a car and killed Friday morning on Mendocino Street. The 54-year-old-victim had been jogging eastbound on Mendocino near the Altadena Golf Course about 6:40 AM when he was struck by an SUV driven by a San Marino man, which then struck another vehicle.