LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A woman was killed while walking Thanksgiving night in Long Beach.
Police say officers were flagged down Thursday at about 9:30 p.m. on Pacific Avenue, north of Pacific Coast Highway, about a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.READ MORE: Deep-Sea Pacific Footballfish, Typically Found At Depths Of More Than 3,000 Feet, Washes Up On Crystal Cove Beach
Officers found the woman, who was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified as 30-year-old Erica Cardenas of Long Beach. Police believe she had been walking in an unmarked crosswalk when she was struck by a sedan driving at a high rate of speed south on Pacific Avenue.READ MORE: Off-Duty LAPD Officer Arrested During Family Disturbance In Inglewood
The driver did not stop after the crash and drove away from the area. The suspect vehicle was described as a dark-colored sedan with major front-end damage.MORE NEWS: NBC Will Not Air 2022 Golden Globes Amid Hollywood Foreign Press Association Controversy
Anyone with information about the crash can contact detectives Kelsey Myers or Kevin Matter at (562) 570-7355.