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Pedestrian Killed in Possible Street Racing Crash

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Police think street racing may be to blame in a crash that left a pedestrian dead in South Los Angeles Sunday night.

sla-crash-picIt happened around 9 p.m. at 57th Street and Compton Avenue.

Officials say a Honda sedan hit the 55-year-old victim who was crossing the roadway outside of the crosswalk. The victim died at the hospital.

The vehicle then crashed into a parked car.

Police say the driver may have been racing with another car when the accident happened. He was in police custody with minor injuries.