LEIMERT PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles police on Tuesday are looking for the driver who mowed down a woman on a Leimert Park street and left her for dead Christmas night.
The victim was in the crosswalk at Crenshaw Boulevard and Coliseum Place around 9 p.m. when she was struck, authorities from the LAPD South Traffic Division said.
The woman, identified by police as 49-year-old Gloria Eaton Breaux, died at the scene.
Breaux's 14-year-old son was with her at the time, but was not injured, police said.
The vehicle was described as a black, 1990s-model four-door SUV, possibly a Nissan Murano.
Investigators said the vehicle fled the scene and likely has damage to the front-end windshield or roof. Eyewitnesses told investigators the driver was seen fleeing southbound on Crenshaw Boulevard.
"That could have been your cousin, that could have been a grandma, anyone, you know, so, it really does hurt," said Las Vegas resident Dreshaun Moore.
Anyone with information was urged to contact police.
Woman killed in Leimert Park hit-and-run Christmas night