By CBSLA Staff

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Police are searching for the driver of a Dodge Charger wanted in a deadly hit-and-run in South Los Angeles late Thursday night.

At the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in South Los Angeles. July 17, 2020. (CBSLA)

A male pedestrian was struck and killed in the area of Vernon Avenue and San Pedro Street at about 10:40 p.m., according to Los Angeles police.

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The victim was rushed by ambulance to a hospital, where he died. His name was not released.

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The suspect was last speeding east on Vernon Street.

There was no immediate description of the driver. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a light-colored 2011 to 2015 model Dodge Charger with damage to the undercarriage.

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The exact circumstances of the crash were not disclosed. Its unclear if investigators have obtained any surveillance video of the crash.