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Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian in Marina del Rey

December 29, 2010 |  8:49 am

Los Angeles police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a female pedestrian in Marina del Rey early Wednesday morning.

The woman, 48, whose identity had not yet been released pending notification of her relatives, was crossing the street at Culver and Jefferson boulevards shortly before 2 a.m. when the vehicle, heading east on Culver, struck her and the driver left the scene, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.

The woman was pronounced dead at a local hospital, officials said. The LAPD's West Traffic Division is investigating.

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