LENNOX (CBSLA) — A 26-year-old man has died following a hit-and-run crash in the unincorporated area of Lennox, officials said Sunday.

The crash happened Saturday just after 9:30 p.m. at 105th Street east of Hawthorne Boulevard in the South Bay.

Authorities say the victim — identified as Victor Torres Carrillo — had ignited a firework and tripped while attempting to get out of the roadway. That’s when a car traveling at a high rate of speed struck him, and left the scene.

Carrillo died at the scene of blunt force trauma.

No arrests have been made. The suspect vehicle was described as a black sedan (either a Ford Mustang or a Chevrolet Camaro), according to witness accounts.

Anyone with information regarding this traffic collision was asked to contact Officers Vance Perreria or Karina Malkandueva at (310) 642-3939.

Comments (4)
  1. inorganicmolecule says:

    Rest in peace, man.

  2. Illegal fireworks and illegal street racing do not mix. Regardless, rest in peace young man. May this be a lesson to the populace.

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