Authorities Friday identified a pedestrian who was killed in a hit-and-run in Pacoima by a motorist who was later arrested.

The collision occurred about 8:15 p.m. Thursday near Glenoaks Boulevard and Desmond Street, said Officer Jeff Lee of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Luis Sosa, 44, of Pacoima died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office and the LAPD.

The suspect’s burgundy or red SUV drove away eastbound on the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway from Glenoaks Boulevard, Lee said.

The driver, whose name was not immediately released, was arrested a short time later.

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