Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash near Normandie Avenue and 42nd Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 6, 2021) – Carlos Deleon died in a hit-and-run late Wednesday evening in the Vermont Square area.
The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. on March 31 near Normandie Avenue and 42nd Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division.
A news photographer at the scene said the 53-year-old Los Angeles resident was in a crosswalk when a vehicle struck him. The victim suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The involved driver did not stop after the crash. Detectives canvassed the area for surveillance video of the area to try to identify the suspect vehicle.
Police asked anyone with information on the case to call the LAPD’s South Traffic Division at 323-421-2577 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
We send our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Carlos Deleon.
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