Pedestrian Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run

An LAPD car patrols downtown Los Angeles on Jan 6, 2022. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

City News Service

City News Service


Updated: 1/11/2024

LOS ANGELES—The investigation was continuing Dec. 21 into a hit-and-run in the South Los Angeles area that fatally injured a pedestrian.
Paramedics sent to Vernon and Western avenues about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday took the 42-year-old woman to a hospital, where she died, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) reported.
The woman’s name was withheld, pending notification of her relatives.
The alleged hit-and-run motorist left the scene, but later returned and was interviewed by police, LAPD Detective Gerald Chavarria told City News Service.
The woman was not arrested, but the case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office for filing consideration, Mr. Chavarria said. Her name was not released.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to contact Detective Gerald Chavarria at 213-924-3621 or via email at Tipsters may also call 877-LAPD-247 or use the website.
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