A 21-year-old woman from Rosemead was struck and killed by a motorist in Redondo Beach and police are looking for the driver of a black SUV, who may have been responsible, authorities said Sunday.

Family members told reporters the victim was Angelina Calderon Pinedo, a college student at San Francisco State. Pinedo had just finished her junior year at the college, according to her family.

The hit-and-run happened at 9:05 p.m. Saturday on the 1500 block of Aviation Boulevard at the intersection of Grant Avenue, according to Lt. Shawn Freeman of the Redondo Beach Police Department.

Pinedo was crossing from the west sidewalk on Aviation at Grant when she was hit by a vehicle traveling south on Aviation. Instead of stopping, the motorist continued driving south on Aviation, Freeman said.

Pinedo died from her injuries, but it was unclear if she was pronounced dead at the scene or elsewhere.

Her family held a prayer gathering at their Rosemead home Sunday at 4 p.m.

Police described the suspect vehicle as a black Audi Q5 SUV with the partial license plate 7MB and damage to the front windshield and hood.

Anyone with information about the collision was asked to contact Redondo Beach police Investigator Clint Daniel at (310) 379-2477 ext. 2721 or by email at clint.daniel@Redondo.org.

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