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Authorities Search for Hit-and-Run Driver involved in Fatal Crash

The driver involved in a hit-and-run accident earlier in the week which resulted in the death of a pedestrian remains on the loose.

The accident happened on December 19th at 3:25 p.m. at the intersection of Western Ave. and Vernon. Tracy Louis Walker, a 50-year-old Los Angeles resident, was walking in a crosswalk when she was hit. Walker was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

In a press release by the Los Angeles Police Department, the hit-and-run vehicle is described as a dark colored older model Lexus.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a hit-and-run accident, you should seek the advice of a car accident attorney. Even if the vehicle involved in a hit and run accident is never identified, the injury victim may still be able to make an injury claim under their own auto insurance if they have uninsured motorist coverage. Contact our office for a free consultation. We have offices in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Long Beach, and Pasadena.