Pedestrian Killed in Fairfax Hit-and-Run

A driver fled the scene after fatally striking a pedestrian in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles late Wednesday, police said.

The collision took place about 10:10 p.m. at Melrose Avenue and North Genesee Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene, he said.

Police descended on a West Hollywood apartment building, where they appeared to be focusing their investigation following the crash. No further details were available.

Anyone with information can reach Los Angeles police at 877-527-3247. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

KTLA's Nidia Becerra contributed to this report.


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