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Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Koreatown

May 18, 2010 12:43:03 AM PDT
Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed an elderly woman in L.A.'s Koreatown on Monday night.The 61-year-old woman was struck while crossing the intersection on Olympic Boulevard and Manhattan Place at about 11:30 p.m. She was declared dead at the scene. Her name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Witnesses told police that the vehicle involved in the accident was a white sedan. It was last seen traveling northbound on St. Andrews Place.

Police need the public's help finding the driver. Anyone with information is urged to call the LAPD Olympic station at (213) 382-9102.