LOS ANGELES – A woman was killed in a hit-and-run collision in South Los Angeles, and a search was continuing Tuesday for the motorist who struck her.
The 61-year-old woman was struck around 6:45 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Gramercy Place, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Police said a white sedan hit the woman who was pushing a walker. The driver fled the scene.
Paramedics transported the woman to a hospital, where she later died. Her identification was withheld pending notification of relatives.
The city of Los Angeles is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the suspect’s identification, arrest, and conviction.
Anyone with information was asked to contact LAPD South Traffic Division Officer Marlo Lopez Del Haro at 213-359-3552. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. During non-business hours or weekends, calls should be directed to the LAPD South Traffic watch commander at 323-421-2577 or 877-527-3247. Information can also be sent to the investigating officer at [email protected].