Man fatally injured in South Los Angeles hit-and-run

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 65-year-old man was fatally injured when he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle while crossing a street in South Los Angeles.

The man was injured about 10:25 p.m. Monday on Century Boulevard just west of Main Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Paramedics took the man to a hospital, where he later died, police said. His name was withheld, pending notification of relatives.

The victim was using a walker at the time of the crash, according to media reports.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic woman and the suspect vehicle was possibly a 2003 blue Honda hatchback, police said.

A standing reward of up to $25,000 is in effect, offered by the Los Angeles City Council for help solving hit-and-run cases.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call LAPD South Traffic Division detectives at 323-421-2500, the watch commander at 323-421-2577, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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