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Friday, December 23, 2016

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51-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit and Run NR16397jh

Los Angeles: A hit and run collision occurred on Avalon Boulevard and 43rd Street.

On December 22, 2016 around 6:20 a.m., a pedestrian that was laid on the street was fatally struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Avalon Boulevard.

The vehicle continued traveling northbound and failed to stop and render aid as required by laws.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and the victim was pronounced dead at scene.

There is no description of the hit and run vehicle or the driver.

The victim is a 51-year-old female Hispanic and a resident of Los Angeles. Her name is being withheld pending verification of identity by the Los Angeles Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at 213-833-3713. 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 ww.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.



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