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Police Tuesday sought the public’s help to identify a hit-and-run driver who left a wheelchair-bound man dead in North Hollywood.

The suspect was driving a dark-colored sedan southbound on Vineland Avenue at about 2:55 a.m. Sunday when he struck the man who was seated in his wheelchair “in the southbound lanes between Sherman Way and Vanowen Street,” according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The sedan fled the scene following the collision. No description of the driver was available.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced the man dead. His name was withheld pending notification of his next of kin, though the LAPD noted he was in his early 50s.

Anyone with information on the collision was asked to contact LAPD Detective Wade at 818-644-8036. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be directed to 877-527-3247.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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