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March 24, 2023

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance, in identifying the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run traffic collision.

On Thursday, March 23, 2023, around 8:55 p.m., the suspect was traveling eastbound Century Boulevard and Hoover Street. The suspect collided into a pedestrian laying down across eastbound number two lane of Century Boulevard and fled the scene of the traffic collision.

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

There is no suspect information at this time and the vehicle is described as a dark colored pick-up truck. The investigation is ongoing and victim identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

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.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit-and-Run Reward Program Trust Fund.  A reward of up to $50,000 is available to community members that provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact South Traffic Detectives at (323) 421-2500.  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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.