Boy killed in apparent hit-and-run accident in South L.A. [Updated]
The boy was struck about 2:30 p.m. at 76th and Hoover streets in the Vermont Knolls neighborhood, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
A description of the vehicle had not been released Thursday night.
No other details were available.
[Updated at 11:01 p..m.: The LAPD identified the boy as Natanael Garcia and now say that he was 11 years old. The suspect's vehicle is described as a black or dark blue sport utility vehicle with tan trim and stock wheels.]Anyone with information is asked to call (877) 527-3247.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Photo: Los Angeles Police investigate the scene at Hoover and 76 streets, where an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed. Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times