The incident, which was captured on surveillance video, happened Tuesday around 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Detectives say the victim was crossing Indiana Street at Dennison Street when he was struck by an older model Jeep Cherokee, described as dark-colored with black rims.
The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Jeep continued driving westbound on Olympic Boulevard without rendering any aid.
Police say the car should have extensive damage to its front end and a broken front headlight.
A reward of up to $50,000 is available to anybody with information leading to the driver's identification or arrest. They're urged to contact detectives at 213-833-3713 or 1-877-527-3247.