LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Friday asked for the public’s help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a pedestrian near the Four Seasons hotel.
The crash took place at 10:25 p.m. Thursday on Doheny Drive just north of Third Street.READ MORE: LA Metro Considers Getting Rid Of Fares For Low-Income Riders Beginning In 2022
A 33-year-old man was jaywalking when he was hit, according to police.
“The victim was a male, not from this area — according to his address — and was walking across the street when he was struck,” Capt. Rolando Solano said.READ MORE: Innocent Driver Killed After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
Witnesses described the suspect’s vehicle as a dark gray or green four-door, hard-top Jeep Wrangler.
The victim’s identity has not yet been released.
Nearby residents say traffic on Doheny Drive has increased in recent weeks.MORE NEWS: Storm Brings Cooler Temperatures, Rain, Snow To Southern California
Anyone with information was asked to contact the LAPD at (213)473-0234.