56-Year-Old Woman Killed by Hit-And-Run Driver in South Los Angeles

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A 56-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while crossing a street Friday night in South Los Angeles.

It happened around 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and 63rd Street, according to Officer Nuria Vanegas with the Los Angeles Police Department.

It was not known if the woman was in a crosswalk when she was struck.

The hit-and-run driver's car was described as a dark black or blue 4-door vehicle with blue and yellow paper plates.

Officials originally stated the woman was believed to be around 60 years old, but later clarified that she was 56.