TORRANCE, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspect is sought in a hit-and-run crash that killed an 81-year-old man in Torrance Monday night.
Police responded to the intersection of Del Amo Boulevard and Mariner Avenue at approximately 8:40 p.m. after a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.
According to Torrance police, the man was walking in the crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle going on a green light. The driver fled from the scene.
The man was treated for his injuries at the scene, but succumbed to his injuries.
Investigators described the suspect vehicle as a blue or grey Honda four-door sedan with front end damage.
It was not immediately known if speed played a factor in the crash.
The scene was not far from where a 10-year-old boy was struck and killed by a pickup truck last month after he ran into a street after a dog.
One nearby resident said drivers typically drive too fast on the stretch of Del Amo Boulevard where the collision happened, adding that city officials have been aware of the danger.
81-year-old man killed in hit-and-run crash in Torrance; suspect sought
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