Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a driver who left the scene after striking and fatally injuring a 59-year-old woman crossing a street in Granada Hills.
The victim, a resident of Lompoc in Santa Barbara County, was crossing northbound Devonshire Street east of Balboa Boulevard about 9:25 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by an eastbound car, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The woman was not in a marked crosswalk, police said.
The driver of the black sports sedan did not stop to render aid as required by law, according to the LAPD.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Anyone with information about the fatal collision was urged to call (818) 644-8116 to speak with Investigator James Takishita of the LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division.
After hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7.
Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers by calling (800) 222-TIPS or at lacrimestoppers.org.
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