LOS ANGELES – Authorities sought the public’s help Wednesday to find the hit-and-run driver responsible for killing a pedestrian as he crossed a street in the South Los Angeles area.
The man, in his 40s, was injured around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday at Broadway and 85th Street, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
“An unknown dark-colored vehicle traveling northbound (on) Broadway struck the victim causing severe injuries,” police said in a statement.
Paramedics took the man to a hospital, where he died. Information on his identity was not immediately available.
A standing reward of up to $50,000 has been offered by the city of Los Angeles for information that helps solve a fatal hit-and-run.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the LAPD South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500, 877-LAPD-247 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222- TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.