By CBSLA Staff

SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) – Authorities are searching for a driver who struck and killed a man in Santa Monica early Monday morning.

Aug. 2, 2021. (CBSLA)

The hit-and-run wreck occurred in the 3100 block of Santa Monica Boulevard just after 1 a.m.

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Santa Monica police officers responded to find the man injured at the scene. He was taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where he died. His name was not released.

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The suspect vehicle was described as a dark-colored newer sedan last seen driving east on Santa Monica Boulevard. It’s unclear if detectives have obtained any security video.

Anyone with information should call the police department at 310-458-8427.

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Santa Monica Boulevard was briefly shut down, but has since reopened.