Los Angeles, CA (October 6, 2023) – A 51-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Wednesday, October 3, according to local authorities.
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southwest Division were called at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to Vernon Avenue and Sixth Avenue. Early reports show that the the victim was riding his bicycle east on Vernon when a vehicle driving in the same direction struck him and did not stop to render aid, an LAPD officer told City News Service.
Paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department pronounced the man dead at the scene.
There was no vehicle or driver description, though officers continue to investigate.
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