Authorities Friday identified a pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash in Koreatown.
The victim was 45-year-old Los Angeles resident Antonio Lopez, according to the coroner’s offic.
The crash occurred around 12:50 a.m. Thursday on Western Avenue north of Wilshire Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
An unknown vehicle was southbound on Western when it struck the man in the No. 2 lane, outside of a marked crosswalk, police said. The motorist drove away without stopping.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics tried to save Lopez but he was pronounced dead at the scene.