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Police search for hit-and-run driver in fatal Hollywood crash

September 10, 2012 |  7:12 am

Los Angeles police are searching for the driver of a car that hit and killed a pedestrian in Hollywood early Monday, then fled on foot.

The incident took place on Western Avenue near Romaine Street, just south of Santa Monica Boulevard and a few blocks west of the Hollywood Freeway, shortly after 5 a.m., police said.

No further details were immediately available, but police were urging commuters to avoid the area as officers investigate the incident.


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Photo: A driver struck and killed a pedestrian in Hollywood early Monday morning, then fled on foot. Credit: KTLA News