By CBSLA Staff

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) A 68-year-old man who was struck by a car died last week from his injuries, police announced Wednesday.

The crash happened December 15 around 2:25 a.m. in the 1200 block of Long Beach Boulevard.

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A driver of a 2012 Nissan Altima lost control of the car near Anaheim Street and hit the man as he was walking, then hit a tree, and a parked car before leaving the scene, according to officers with the Long Beach Police Department.

The man struck, who was from Long Beach, was taken to a hospital with critical injuries, police said. The department was notified Wednesday that he died. His name has not been released by authorities.

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The driver’s car was found deserted nearby after the crash, police said.

Anyone with information on the accident can call Long Beach Collision Investigation Detective Kevin Matter at 562-570-7355 or leave an anonymous tip at 1-800-222-8477.

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