Vehicle Hits and Kills Pedestrian Then Flees The Scene in Westlake District Los Angeles, CA: Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Westlake Di
Vehicle Hits and Kills Pedestrian Then Flees The Scene in Westlake District
Los Angeles, California (December 31, 2016) – According to a police report, a fatal hit-and-run crash was reported early Saturday morning in Westlake District.
The accident took place shortly before 2 a.m. today when a vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Emerald and Second streets. The vehicle then fled the scene.
As per the Los Angeles Police Department, the victim, identified as47-year-old Eugenie Pelagio was rushed to a hospital where they were pronounced dead.
The authorities described the suspect’s vehicle as a gray SUV, possibly a Ford Explore
The incident remains under investigation by the police to determine the cause.
Witnesses are asked to contact the LAPD Center Traffic Division officers at (213) 833-3713.