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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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Pedestrian Killed by Hit-And-Run Driver NR15296dm

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's South Traffic Division are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification of the suspect involved in a hit-and-run collision that killed a woman.

On Sunday, August 30, 2015, around 11:45 p.m., South Traffic Division officers responded to a hit-and-run traffic collision on Century Boulevard. A female pedestrian was walking south across Century Boulevard, outside of the crosswalk, just west of Hoover Street. A vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed, eastbound on Century Boulevard, struck the woman and fled the scene.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where she later died.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a dark colored Chevy or GMC sport utility vehicle.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact South Traffic Detectives at (323) 421-2500 or (323) 421-2538. After hours, and on weekends, please contact the South Traffic Division Watch Commander at (323) 421-2577. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637(C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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