Teen Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in South L.A.

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Police were searching for the driver of a rental car that struck and killed a teenager in South Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

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A teenager was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in South L.A. (Credit: KTLA News)

The crash occurred around 7:20 p.m. near the intersection of 105th Street and Wadsworth Avenue (map), according to LAPD spokesman, Detective Gus Villanueva.

Investigators said the 19-year-old victim was getting out of a 2005 Infinity when he was hit.

The driver fled the scene on foot following the crash, leaving his rental car behind.