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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash near Exposition Park

A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Menlo Avenue near Exposition Park on Sunday, March 6, 2011.

March 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is under way for the driver who hit and killed a man jaywalking near Exposition Park on Sunday.

The pedestrian was struck on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Menlo Avenue.

The victim was leaving a party just after midnight when the car hit him. He was taken to the hospital but did not survive his injuries.

Police were trying to figure out if anyone saw the accident or could provide a description of the vehicle.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 1 (877) LAPD-24-7 or 1 (877) 527-3247.