SILVER LAKE (CBSLA) – Police are looking for the driver of a car which struck and killed a woman on a sidewalk in Silver Lake Wednesday morning and sped away.


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The hit-and-run, which was caught on surveillance video, occurred in the 1800 block of Hyperion Avenue at about 6:15 a.m.

The security video obtained by CBS2 showed the sedan driving down Hyperion Avenue, losing control, and crashing into the sidewalk and building.

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The driver can be seen getting out, examining the damage and then getting back into the vehicle and driving away.

Los Angeles police said the victim, a woman in her 40s, died at the scene. Her name was not released.

There was no specific description of the suspect or the vehicle, which appeared to be a sedan.

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