LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Homicide detectives said the driver of a SUV intentionally ran over a pedestrian following an argument in South Los Angeles.

The accident happened just after midnight on West 41st Place and Main Street, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

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According to investigators, the incident started as an argument between the driver and another man.

The suspect got out of his vehicle and hit the victim with a baseball bat. He then got back into his SUV and intentionally ran over the other man, police said.

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The unidentified victim died on the scene from head trauma.

The suspect fled in a dark-colored SUV. No other description was released.

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