A pedestrian in his 40s was struck and killed in North Hollywood Wednesday by a vehicle whose driver fled.

The crash occurred at about 6:50 p.m. at the intersection of Lankershim Boulevard and Stagg Street, said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A description of the vehicle was not provided by the LAPD.

Investigators remained at the scene, and southbound traffic on Lankershim Boulevard was stopped between Stagg and Strathern streets for an indeterminate period of time.

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