Officers on scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Westmont, March 11, 2017. Photo: OnSceneTV
Officers on scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Westmont, March 11, 2017. Photo: OnSceneTV

A man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run motorist in the Westmont community of southwest Los Angeles, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday.

The fatal crash was just before 10:10 p.m. Saturday, on Western Avenue at 106th Street, the CHP reported.

The pedestrian was crossing Western within a marked pedestrian crosswalk, from east to west, when a northbound car hit him. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

The CHP had no description of the vehicle, and officers asked any witnesses to call the CHP West Los Angeles office, (310) 642-3939.

–City News Service

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