Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver on EB 10 Fwy in West Covina

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
California Highway Patrol officials investigate a fatal hit-and-run on the eastbound 10 Freeway near Sunset Avenue in West Covina Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
California Highway Patrol officials investigate a fatal hit-and-run on the eastbound 10 Freeway near Sunset Avenue in West Covina Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
KABC

WEST COVINA, Calif. (KABC) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on the eastbound 10 Freeway in West Covina early Wednesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

The incident was reported near Sunset Avenue around 3:30 a.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. At least three eastbound lanes were closed for the investigation. Lanes began reopening around 6:30 a.m.

Investigators suspect the hit-and-run suspect's vehicle has front-end damage. The make or model was not immediately known.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the CHP.