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September 24, 2023

Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department, West Traffic detectives, are investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic collision that killed a pedestrian.

On September 24, 2023, around 1:24 a.m., a 2022-2023 blue Chevrolet Corvette, traveling southbound La Brea Avenue, possibly racing a white sedan, collided with a male pedestrian at the intersection of La Brea Avenue and Sunset Boulevard.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and render aid to the victim. The victim was pronounced at scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet Corvette fled the scene without identifying themselves and/or rendering aid. Speed possibly was a factor in this crash. Unknown if Alcohol and/or drugs were a factor. The investigation is ongoing.

Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact West Traffic Detectives at (213) 473-0234. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877- LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact CrimeStoppers 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 then follow the prompts.