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Pedestrian killed in East Hollywood; driver sought by police

April 13, 2012 | 11:06 am

Police searched Friday for a driver who fatally struck a pedestrian in East Hollywood.

The victim, in his early 50s, was walking in the crosswalk at Sunset Boulevard and Western Avenue at 4:15 a.m. Friday when a vehicle hit him, said Richard French, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

It was unclear where the vehicle was headed after it struck the pedestrian; there were no details on its make or model.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD West Traffic Division at (213) 473-0222.

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