A woman died after she was struck by an SUV while crossing a street in West Hollywood early Tuesday.
The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Hammond Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The woman was walking on a marked crosswalk and crossing against a red light when she was hit by an SUV heading east on Sunset.
The driver then hit a parked car and eventually stopped and cooperated with authorities.
The woman died at the scene. She has not been identified, but authorities described her as being in her 30s.
The driver did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs and no arrests were made
“The speed of the SUV and cause of the collision is still under investigation,” the Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
A witness told KTLA the victim was with her friends, many of whom were heard yelling at her to stop walking toward oncoming traffic.
“She got hit by a car in front of me,” the witness, who did not wish to be identified, said. He added that the collision knocked the woman down a portion of the block.
No further details about the crash have been released.
Anyone with addition information about the crash is asked to call the West Hollywood sheriff’s station at 310-855-8850.