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Driver Sought in Deadly Studio City Hit-and-Run

STUDIO CITY, Calif. (KTLA) – A search was underway Sunday for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Studio City, Los Angeles police said.

The victim was walking across Ventura Boulevard at Fairway Avenue around 11:45 p.m. Saturday night when he was struck by a white Mercedes Benz CLS with paper plates on it, according to police.

The victim, whose name had not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Mercedes sped away and remained on the run.  Anyone with information was urged to contact the LAPD.