LOS ANGELES – A pedestrian was left dead after being struck by driver Saturday morning.
Los Angeles Police Department’s West L.A. Division officers responded to reports of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision in the 1900 block of South Butler Ave. around 1:00 a.m.
Upon arrival, the victim was located in the street and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim was hit by a white Prius that remained at the scene.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call LAPD West Traffic Division detectives at 213-473-0234, or the 24-hour tipline, 877-LAPD- 247. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
It is unclear if the driver remained at the scene.
Officers were referring to the incident as hit and run over the radio.
LAPD West Traffic is handling.