LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police need the public’s help in identifying the driver of a car involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 22-year-old man.
Charles Frazier, of Los Angeles, was fatally injured in the crash on Jan. 11. Frazier was driving a 1986 Camaro south on Normandie Avenue, approaching Vernon, when he was struck from behind by a car, identified as possibly being a Chevrolet Monte Carlo or Impala. The crash sent the Camaro over the double yellow lines and into opposing traffic.READ MORE: Marine Corporal Hunter Lopez Honored By Disneyland With Presentation Of Park's Flag To His Mother
Police say Frazier was ejected from his car. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The suspect continued south on Normandie and fled the scene without helping Frazier or identifying himself.READ MORE: Jo Lasorda, Wife Of Dodgers Great Tommy Lasodra, Passes Away At 91
Investigators believe the hit-and-run driver is a black man, 5-feet-11 to 6-foot-1, weighing about 175-180 pounds. He wore a black bandanna, black baseball hat and a black shirt.
The suspect’s car was black or dark in color with large chrome rims.MORE NEWS: Thousands Of Hollywood Workers Nearing Historic Strike Vote
Anyone with information about the crash can call Investigator K. Yount at (323) 421-2500 or (323) 421-2535.