Los Angeles Police Department
Pedestrian dies in hit-run incident in North Hollywood

Authorities are searching for a motorist involved in a hit-and-run incident that killed a female pedestrian Friday night, Los Angeles police said. The unidentified victim, believed to be in her early 50s, was struck about 8:30 p.m. in an unmarked crosswalk on Saticoy Streeet near Irvine Avenue, according to LAPD Officer Jane Kim. Witnesses said the driver who hit the woman left the scene in a white, newer-model Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, Kim said. The driver was last seen heading west on Saticoy, she said. The truck was reported to have a small dent near the brake light on the rear left panel. Earlier, an LAPD captain told reporters at the scene that the woman had been wearing...