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Woman Struck, Killed by Car on South Street in Lakewood; Suspect Driving Black Nissan/Honda

THIS IS BREAKING NEWS!

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lakewood Station detectives are investigating the fatal hit and run traffic collision of a pedestrian. The incident occurred on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at approximately 9:56 PM, on the 3700 block of South Street in the city of Lakewood.

The 67 year-old female Hispanic victim was walking across South Street towards Lakewood Regional Hospital with her adult daughter when she was struck by the suspect’s vehicle. The daughter was not injured. The vehicle fled westbound towards Downey Avenue and out of view.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a compact black Nissan or Honda. Most likely this vehicle has extensive front end damage.

The investigation is ongoing.

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Lakewood Station (562) 623-3500.