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A 57-year-old pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles was identified Saturday by the coroner’s office as Petra Benitez-Vilchis.

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.

Benitez-Vilchis was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

According to the coroner’s office, Benitez-Vilchis died of blunt force trauma. Her death was ruled an accident.

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