DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: Sunday October 29th, 6:20p.m.
LOCATION: Western Ave & 82nd Street
CITY: City of Los Angeles
- A male pedestrian was struck has he crossed the street outside of a crosswalk
- The driver of the vehicle flees the scene of foot
- Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene
VICTIM INFORMATION: Male in his 50’s, no further information available at this time
SUSPECT INFORMATION: UNAVAILABLE
HANDLING AGENCIES: Los Angeles Police South Traffic Bureau
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday evening in South Los Angeles and police are searching for the driver who fled on foot.
It occurred about 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of 82nd Street and Western Avenue, Los Angeles police Sgt. Norma Vargas said.
The male driver abandoned his car and fled the scene on foot. The victim died at the scene. His name was withheld pending notification of family.
Police don’t have a suspect description at this point, but detectives will be checking on the registered owner of the car, Vargas said.