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Alameda Street hit-and-run kills father of 3

March 30, 2010 12:23:48 AM PDT
The search is on for a hit-and-run driver after a father of three was struck and killed by a car in downtown Los Angeles Monday morning.A 59-year-old man was hit and killed by a car on Alameda Street just south of 8th Street at about 3 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives say the driver was heading northbound on Alameda and drove away after the crash.

The vehicle is described as a dark-colored sedan, possibly a Nissan.

Anyone with information related to the case was urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department at (213) 972-2445.