The California Highway Patrol on Monday asked for the public’s help in identifying a driver who left after fatally striking a pedestrian in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles last week.
The hit-and-run was reported on Dec. 1 at about 1:41 a.m. in the area of southbound Vermont Avenue, north of 92nd Street, the CHP said in a news release.
The pedestrian, whose identity was not released, suffered fatal injuries. The driver did not stop to render aid.
According to the CHP, the motorist drove a black sedan, but the make or model is unknown. The CHP said the car has front-end damage from the collision.
Anyone with information about the driver is asked to contact Investigator Parilla or Investigator Komoda at 310-642-3939 and reference CHP Case No. 202003420-565. Callers who wish to remain anonymous should contact 800-222-8477.