By CBSLA Staff

PASADENA (CBSLA) — A 20-year-old has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that fatally struck a 64-year-old pedestrian in Pasadena Friday night.

A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a pedestrian in Pasadena Friday night. (CBSLA)

The motorist has been identified as Alberto Fernandez of Victorville, Pasadena Police Lt. Marcia Taglioretti said.

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The crash happened at about 9 p.m. near the intersection of Orange Grove Boulevard and Marengo Avenue, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

Paramedics pronounced the 64-year-old man dead at the scene, Taglioretti said.

The victim’s name will be released pending notification of next of kin, according to the L.A. County coroner’s office.

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Fernandez was detained several hours after the crash in Monrovia by the California Highway Patrol, according to Taglioretti.

He was taken into custody at 12:56 a.m. by the Pasadena Police Department, and was being held on $100,000 bail.

Police did not say what led them to initially detain Fernandez.

The fatal crash happened about one block north of where a man was fatally shot at about 8:10 p.m.

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