SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A woman in a wheelchair was killed Thursday night in a South Los Angeles hit-and-run crash, police said.

A woman in a wheelchair was killed in a South Los Angeles hit-and-run crash. July 1, 2021. (CBSLA)

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Los Angeles police said the crash happened at about 9:20 p.m. in the 11000 block of South Figueroa Street.

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The 71-year-old woman, whose identity was not immediately disclosed, was crossing the street in a wheelchair when she was struck. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Aerial footage from Sky2 showed a broken wheelchair in the roadway.

The driver sped away. There was no immediate description of the suspect or the vehicle, police said.

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Figueroa Street was closed for several hours as the LAPD conducted its investigation.