LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – A woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in South Los Angeles late Friday night.

The crash occurred at about 11:30 p.m. in the area of South Western Avenue and West Century Boulevard, according to Officer Jenny Houser with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section.

The woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was attempting to cross the street when she was struck by a vehicle that fled in an unknown duration. Police had no description of the suspect vehicle.

LAPD South Traffic Division detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the fatality to call them at 323-421-2577.

The victim was not immediately identified.

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