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Woman killed in South L.A. hit-and-run; police trying to ID driver

site of hit and run
A 50-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run at Adams Boulevard and Vineyard Avenue in the West Adams area Saturday.
(KTLA-TV)

Los Angeles detectives are seeking help to identify a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday.

The incident happened around 1:40 a.m. Saturday morning, when Iris Davis, 50, was hit while crossing Adams Boulevard at Vineyard Avenue in the West Adams area.

The driver did not stop to offer help or speak to officers. Investigators say the vehicle was traveling east on Adams and may have been a newer model pickup truck of a light color.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Los Angeles Police Department or L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to lacrimestoppers.org.  

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