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Alleged racing crash in Santa Monica kills 1

A driver was killed in an early morning crash in Santa Monica on Wilshire Boulevard near 20th Street on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011.

February 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A driver was killed in an early morning crash in Santa Monica on Wilshire Boulevard near 20th Street on Saturday.

Police said the man may have been racing another driver when he lost control of his car and crashed into a palm tree.

The driver of the other car ran away from the scene.

Police were still looking for that person.