Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Child killed, woman injured in Florence hit-and-run
Child killed, woman injured in Florence hit-and-run

A young child died Thursday evening after being struck in Florence by a driver who fled the scene. Just after 7 p.m., a vehicle described as a red Kia or Honda hit the child and a female pedestrian near the intersection of Firestone Boulevard and Holmes Avenue, said California Highway Patrol Officer Alex Rubio.  Two vehicles were stopped next to each other at a red light when a third vehicle drove between them, ran the light and hit the woman and boy, KTLA-TV Channel 5 reported. After hitting the pedestrians, the vehicle turned a corner and stopped, according to KTLA. Witnesses said a man and a woman got out of the vehicle and ran. Bystanders chased the woman and held her until...