The driver fled from the scene after hitting the victim.
Pacific Coast Highway was shut down in both directions between Sunset and Topanga Canyon boulevards until at least 12:30 a.m. during the investigation, according to the CHP.
Police describe the suspect's vehicle as a late 1990 green SUV, possibly a Nissan pathfinder.
Anyone with information is urged to call the LAPD West traffic detectives at (213) 473-0234.
City News Service contributed to this story.
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