Man in Wheelchair Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

wc-hit-runPICO RIVERA, Calif. (KTLA) — A man in a wheelchair was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Pico Rivera Friday morning.

It happened around 3:50 a.m. in the 8200 block of Whittier Boulevard, near Paramount Boulevard, according to police.

The victim, a Latino man between 50 and 60 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.

Police say the victim was not in a crosswalk.

No information was immediately available about the suspect vehicle.

It should have front-end damage, and it was last seen going westbound on Whittier Boulevard over a bridge to Montebello.

Anyone with information is asked to call the L.A. County Sheriff’s Pico Rivera Station at (562) 949-2421.

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