A 69-year-old woman in Panorama City was struck and killed Saturday morning by a hit-and-run motorist in a dark-colored sedan.
The crash occurred a little before 5:40 a.m. in the area of Nordhoff Street and Tobias Avenue, said Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section.
The motorist in the dark-colored sedan was going eastbound on Nordhoff Street when the car struck the pedestrian, who was walking southbound in the crosswalk, Im said.
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The vehicle fled eastbound on Nordhoff Street and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.
The victim was identified as Juana DeJesus Rodriguez, according to the coroner.