LOS ANGELES – A woman was fatally struck Saturday by a hit-and-run vehicle on the outskirts of Koreatown, authorities said.
The crash occurred at about 2:20 a.m. at Pico Boulevard and Wilton Place, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
A white Nissan sedan was traveling eastbound on Pico when it struck the woman, who was crossing the street at the intersection.
“The sedan stopped following the collision, and a male driver exited the vehicle momentarily,” according to an LAPD news release. “The driver re- entered the vehicle and fled the scene eastbound on Pico Boulevard, failing to identify himself or render aid to the pedestrian.”
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The LAPD’s West Traffic Division urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 213-473-0234 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222- 8477.
Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the Get Involved-Crime Stoppers menu to submit an online tip.
A reward of up to $50,000 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of a hit- and-run driver or resolution through a civil compromise.