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Hit-and-run suspect sought after man dies in South LA crash

A mangled Volkswagen bug sits at the intersection of Imperial Highway and Main Street in South Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. (KABC)

A 40-year-old man was killed after being ejected from his car when he was hit by a hit-and-run driver in South Los Angeles Tuesday night.

The crash happened around 11 p.m. when the driver of a Volkswagen bug was making a left turn. He was broadsided by a Dodge car and thrown out of his car.

Emergency personnel transported the man to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The suspect in the Dodge fled the scene.

Authorities were looking for the suspect, but did not have a description or further information.

Anyone with information on the crash was asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department's South Traffic Division at (323) 421-2540.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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