LOS ANGELES – An 89-year-old woman was fatally hit by a vehicle in the South Los Angeles area, and authorities Friday sought the public’s help to find the motorist.
The woman was struck about 11:10 p.m. Thursday at Central Avenue south of 108th Street and died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Information on her identity was not immediately available. The vehicle was described only as a dark, early model, medium-size Chevrolet.
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. Tipsters may also call 877-LAPD-247, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.