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Police tape at the scene of the fatal collision. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash as she crossed a street in the Vermont-Slauson area of South Los Angeles, authorities said Monday.

The crash was reported at 9:08 p.m. Sunday in the area of Normandie Avenue and 59th Street, according to a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division.

The woman was crossing Normandie Avenue in a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a northbound vehicle, according to Officer Lizette Lomeli in the LAPD’s Media Relations Section. The vehicle continued northbound without stopping.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, she said.

A description of the vehicle involved were not immediately available.

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