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Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Hit-And-Run In Harbor Gateway Area On Friday

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities are seeking information in connection with a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian, which occurred on Friday evening.

An initial report from the Los Angeles Police Department detailed that the pedestrian, a woman in her 30's, was crossing Vermont Avenue when she was struck and killed by what they noted was a "black, early model, medium-sized sedan."

The vehicle in question was driving down the same street, when it struck the woman, and failed to stop and render aid.

The Coroner's Office identified the woman as 33-year-old Elizabeth Ruiz, of Gardena.

A $50,000 award is available for any information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone with information was asked to call South Traffic Division detectives at (323) 421-2500.

(© Copyright 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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