LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities Monday sought the public’s help to find the hit-and-run driver responsible for striking and killing a bicyclist in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles near Gardena.
The 39-year-old man was riding his bike around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday at Vermont Avenue and Alondra Boulevard when he was hit and died at the scene, the Los Angeles Police Department said.READ MORE: Arnold Schwarzenegger Involved In Car Crash On Sunset Boulevard That Sent 1 To Hospital
The victim’s name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.
According to police, the man was riding westbound on Alondra Boulevard when he was struck by the vehicle traveling northbound on Vermont Avenue. No description was available of the vehicle or driver.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Damage To Houses, Trees
A standing reward of up to $50,000 has been offered by the city of Los Angeles for information that helps authorities solve a fatal hit and run.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the LAPD South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500 or 323-421-2577; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.MORE NEWS: Firefighters Respond To Water Main Break In Santa Monica
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