5-year-old boy dies after hit-and-run crash in South L.A.
A 5-year-old boy was struck and killed Tuesday by an SUV in a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles, police said.
The incident occurred about 5:15 p.m. near 82nd Street and Towne Avenue in the Florence neighborhood, according to LAPD spokesman Officer Sal Ramirez.
The boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His identity was not released pending notification of family.
The SUV, described as a faded, dark Chevrolet Suburban from the mid-1990s, fled the scene.
Police said the vehicle has tinted windows and probably has visible damage from the crash.
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