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Bicyclist killed by hit-run driver in Downtown Los Angeles

Authorities respond to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run near Alameda Street and the westbound 10 Freeway off-ramp Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
February 23, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man on a bicycle in downtown Los Angeles Sunday.

The incident occurred on Alameda Street near the westbound 10 Freeway off-ramp around 2 a.m.

CHP responded to a pedestrian down call and found a body in the No. 2 lane of the off-ramp with no vehicle in sight.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as a man in his early 30's.

No description of the fleeing vehicle was released.

The fatal crash closed Alameda Avenue and the off-ramp for a few hours, but both have since reopened.

The hit-and-run remains under investigation. Anyone with information was urged to contact CHP at (213) 744-2331.


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