Downtown Los Angeles fatal hit-and-run suspect sought

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES

The incident happened at the intersection of 6th and Mateo streets around 7:50 p.m.

Authorities said the man was crossing the street mid-block when he was hit by a driver heading southbound on Mateo Street.

The man, whose identity was not released, was transported County USC Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect's vehicle was described as a light-colored SUV.

Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run was urged to call Los Angeles police at (877) 527-3247.

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