Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on Venice Boulevard at Wilton Place
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, CA (March 14, 2021) – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident Thursday morning in Arlington Heights.
The accident happened around 6:30 a.m., March 11, on Venice Boulevard at Wilton Place, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Police said the female pedestrian was crossing the intersection in a marked crosswalk when a pickup truck hit her. The impact caused the woman with fatal injuries. She died at the scene.
Authorities identified the victim as 40-year-old Margo Spann.
Meanwhile, the driver of the truck did not stop after the crash. Police described the vehicle as a Chevrolet Silverado with an extended cab. It had a front left, black wheel and rear left, factory alloy wheel, with possible collision damage to the left side.
Anyone with information on the hit-and-run driver and truck was asked to call LAPD’s West Traffic Division at either 213-473-0234 or 213-473-0562. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
In light of this unfortunate news, we would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of Margo Spann.
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