Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run at North Hollywood Crossing

Police were searching Friday night for a driver who fled the scene after killed a pedestrian in North Hollywood.

The female victim, who is around 50-years-old, was hit by a white Toyota Tacoma at around 8:30 p.m. at a crossing on Saticoy Street near Irvine Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department said. She was thrown up to 30 yards by the impact and died at the scene.

Police were searching for a late model Tacoma that was last seen heading west on Saticoy. Police are confident the car was badly damaged in the collision. The vehicle also had a small dent near the brake light on the rear left panel.

No other information about the victim was immediately available.

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