Driver sought in Harvard Heights hit-run that left man dead

Authorities investigated the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Harvard Heights on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. (KABC)

Authorities are searching for a driver suspected of hitting a man crossing the street and fleeing the scene, leaving the man to die early Saturday morning.

The incident happened around 12:10 a.m. at the intersection of Western Avenue and Cambridge Street, police said. The victim, who wasn't walking in a marked crosswalk, was struck by the driver and died at the scene.

Authorities said the suspect never stopped, and they could not provide a description of the vehicle.

Anyone with more information on the incident was asked to call the Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Division.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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