A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Santa Monica early Monday morning, Santa Monica police told reporters.
The crash happened about 1 a.m. in the 3100 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica Police Sgt. D. Oshiro told City News Service.
The pedestrian died at a hospital after transport by paramedics, Oshiro said.
Santa Monica Boulevard was shut down between Berkeley and Franklin streets for an investigation, he said. That included checking surveillance video in the area in search of a vehicle description.
The pedestrian's age and gender were not available at press time. Other news reports have identified him as a middle aged male.
Anyone with information should call the police department at 310-458-8427, police said.