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Mercedes involved in fatal hit and run on Crenshaw Blvd. is found

This post has been corrected. See note below for details.

A vehicle involved in a deadly hit and run in Hyde Park has been found, Los Angeles police said Monday.

Detectives had been searching for the newer-model silver Mercedes-Benz since police said it struck 18-year-old Markeis Vonreece Parish as he crossed Crenshaw Boulevard near 78th Street at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

The vehicle continued on without stopping, according to police. The Mercedes was found Saturday. Details on where it was discovered were not immediately available and there have been no arrests, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact South Traffic division detectives at (323) 421-2500 or (323) 421-2540. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call (800) 222-8477 or go to www.LAPDOnline.org and click on "webtips."

[For the Record, 7:18 a.m. PDT, July 22, 2013: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that the Mercedes was found Sunday; it was found Saturday.]


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