LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Police Monday searched for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in Long Beach.
According to the Long Beach Police Department, officers were sent around 1:15 a.m. to the 3400 block of East 7th Street for report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian.READ MORE: Child, 18 Months, Killed in North Hills Crash; Driver Still At Large
Upon their arrival, authorities located an adult man lying in the roadway.READ MORE: Bill Clinton Released From UCI Medical Center After 5 Nights
Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.
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Officials have closed 7th Street between Redondo and Obispo avenues until further notice.