A woman was fatally struck Saturday in the Broadway-Manchester area of Los Angeles by a vehicle before the driver fled the scene.

The crash was reported at 3:27 p.m. at Broadway and 88th Street, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Matthew Cruz.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead a the scene, with a canopy requested, Cruz said.

While Cruz did not know the age, gender or name of the victim, ABC7 reported that relatives and friends identified her as Trina Newman, a mother, grandmother and community activist who helped raise foster children.

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