WEST ADAMS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The search was on for the driver in a deadly hit-and-run in Jefferson Park on Saturday.
Los Angeles Police Department South Traffic officials said a pedestrian was struck and killed just before 2 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Adams Drive.
Authorities said the victim, identified as 50-year-old Iris Davis, was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk in a southeast direction across Adams Boulevard. The driver, a man, traveling east on the road struck Davis.
The driver failed to stop and fled the scene. Authorities said his vehicle was possibly a newer model light-colored pickup truck.
The investigation was ongoing.
Authorities urged anyone with more information to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Search underway for driver in fatal Jefferson Park hit-and-run