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Pacific Palisades hit-and-run victim dies in hospital

David Pregerson, 23, of Pacific Palisades was hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on the 600 block of Chautauqua Boulevard in Pacific Palisades Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.

December 31, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A 23-year-old man who was hospitalized in critical condition following a hit-and-run in Pacific Palisades Friday has died.

David Pregerson was found in bushes on the side of the road on the 600 block of Chautauqua Boulevard around 3:20 a.m. Friday.

Police say the victim was walking home when he was hit by a car, and thrown into the bushes. The driver fled the scene.

No arrests have been made in the case.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident was urged to contact L.A. County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.