Driver is sought after fatally striking twin sisters brawling in street
Authorities continued to search Monday for the driver who fatally struck twin sisters as they brawled in the middle of a Los Angeles street.
Tanisha and Tamaya Davis, both 31, apparently had been fighting with each other about 3 a.m. Sunday when their altercation moved into the roadway in the 4200 block of Leimert Boulevard near Leimert Park, said Norma Eisenman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.
Witnesses said a vehicle struck the women as they tussled, killing both of them. Coroner’s investigator Kelsie Weber called the incident a hit-and-run.
Eisenman said the LAPD would release more information about the deaths Monday. Eisenman said the women lived in the area; Weber confirmed they resided in the city of Los Angeles.
-- Catherine Saillant and Matt Stevens