A 73-year-old man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in the Jefferson Park area was identified Sunday by the coroner’s office.

Filemon Renteria somehow “fell into the roadway” and was struck about 5:55 a.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, according to Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez and the coroner’s office.

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Police had no description of the suspect’s vehicle, Lopez said.

Renteria was pronounced dead at the scene, Lt. Dave Smith of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said.

–City News Service

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