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Compton hit-and-run driver drags, kills 65-year-old pedestrian

Crime tape cordons off the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash on North Alameda Street near East Oaks Street in Compton on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.

July 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 65-year-old pedestrian was killed after he was hit by a car and dragged for 75 feet in Compton. Now, the search is on for the hit-and-run driver.

The incident happened shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday on North Alameda Street near East Oaks Street.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a white sedan. By the time deputies arrived on the scene, the victim was dead.

If you have any information that can help investigators, you're urged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Compton Station at (310) 605-6500.