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Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash in South Los Angeles

Man Killed in Vermont Square Pedestrian Accident near Normandie Avenue and 51st Street

Vermont Square, South Los Angeles, California (August 29, 2019) – A man is dead, and a hit-and-run driver is being sought by police after a pedestrian crash that occurred early Wednesday morning in Vermont Square area of South Los Angeles, authorities said.

The incident took place at about 1:26 a.m. near the intersection of Normandie Avenue and 51st Street.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a man was walking across the street when he was struck by a vehicle.

The force of the crash sent the man on top of two cars parked nearby, and he was lodged in the middle of them.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and died at the crash scene.

Meanwhile, the driver involved fled the scene. Authorities did not give information about the suspect driver and car but said there were witnesses.

An investigation into the collision is in progress.

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