A man was struck by a vehicle and killed in the Koreatown area, and police Tuesday sought public help to find the hit-and-run driver.
Paramedics sent to Crenshaw Boulevard and Ninth Street at about 9:30 p.m. Monday took the injured victim — described only as a man roughly in his 30s — to a hospital, where he died, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
Information on his identity was not immediately released.
A preliminary investigation revealed the man was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a white vehicle driving southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard, according to the LAPD.
The driver stopped and exited the car following the collision, but re-entered and fled the scene without identifying themselves or offering aid, police said.
No further description of the vehicle or the driver was available.
A standing reward of up to $50,000 has been offered by the city of Los Angeles for information that helps solve a fatal hit and run. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call 877-LAPD-247, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
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