Victim of hit-and-run in Playa del Rey identified as video game casting director
A prominent video game casting director was killed in Playa del Rey early Wednesday in an apparent hit-and-run accident, according to authorities.
Brigitte Burdine, 48, had worked as a casting director on such titles as “World of Warcraft” and “Socom 3: U.S. Navy Seals.”
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division said Burdine was struck by a dark-colored sedan traveling east on Culver Boulevard near Pershing Drive about 1:45 a.m. The driver left the scene without stopping, according to an LAPD statement.
L.A. Fire Department paramedics transported Burdine to a hospital, where she later died.
Investigators are looking for a dark-colored sedan with possible front-end damage. At this time, there is no description of the driver.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Martha Dominguez at (213) 473-0234 or call (877) LAPD-247 during non-business hours or on weekends.
-- Hector Becerra