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Talk Show Host In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Sat., Feb. 18, 1995, midnight

A radio talk show host who left the scene of a fatal traffic collision and reported to his graveyardshift broadcast was free on bail Friday following his early morning arrest for felony hit-and-run.

Ira Fistell, 53, was taken into custody by Los Angeles police after finishing his five-hour broadcast at 4 a.m. Friday.

Killed in the crash was Jaynna Banks, 16, a passenger in the car that collided with Fistell’s vehicle.

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