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.
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.READ MORE: LA Restaurateur Mark Peel, Co-Founder Of Campanile And La Brea Bakery, Dies At 66
The victim was rushed by ambulance to a hospital, where he died. His name was not released.READ MORE: Spike In Demand, Staffing Issues Forces American Airlines To Cancel Hundreds Of Flights
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.MORE NEWS: How One Woman Turned Being A Bridesmaid Into Her Full-Time Profession
The exact circumstances of the crash were not disclosed. Its unclear if investigators have obtained any surveillance video of the crash.