Pedestrian Dies after Struck by Hit-and-Run Vehicle on Normandie Avenue in South LA
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CA (May 23, 2022) – Petra Benitez-Vilchis died in a hit-and-run crash in the Vermont-Slauson area of South Los Angeles on Sunday evening.
The fatal crash happened around 9:08 p.m. on May 22, at Normandie Avenue and 59th Street, According to the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division, Benitez-Vilchis was crossing Normandie Avenue in a marked crosswalk when a northbound vehicle struck her.
After striking her, the vehicle continued northbound without stopping.
Officers arrived and found Benitez-Vilchis suffering from fatal injuries. They pronounced her dead at the scene.
No other information available at this time. This fatality remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the grieving family and friends of Petra Benitez-Vilchis.
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