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Bicyclist killed in South Los Angeles hit-and-run

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A search is underway for a driver who hit and killed a teenage bicyclist in South Los Angeles Wednesday night.

A search is underway for a driver who struck and killed Oscar Toledo, 19, who was bicycling in South Los Angeles Wednesday night.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of South Normandie Avenue and West 47th Street.

According to police, the suspect was driving a maroon-colored older-model Pontiac. LAPD Det. Jimmy Render said the vehicle may have front-end damage consistent with hitting the bicyclist.

"The young man was 19 years old, leaves behind a caring family, his mother, his brother. It's very important that if witnesses have any information to come forward so we can solve this crime," said Render.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call (877) LAPD-24-7.

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