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Video Game Casting Director Fatally Struck In Playa Del Rey Hit-And-Run

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PLAYA DEL REY (CBS) — A well-known video game casting director was fatally struck by a car in Playa Del Rey Wednesday, police said.

Brigitte Burdine, 48, was a pedestrian on Culver Boulevard when she was hit, according to authorities.

The crash took place at 1:50 a.m. at Culver and Jefferson boulevards, Officer Carl Lurvey of the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division said.

No one had been arrested or cited. The driver, in a dark sedan, took off immediately after the crash.

Police say the driver fled without offering any help or assistance.

The car is believed to have front end damage.

Anyone with information about the car or incident is being asked to call investigator Martha Dominguez at (213) 473-0234.

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