Fatality occurs early Monday morning on Santa Monica Boulevard
By Sam Catanzaro
A man was killed in a hit and run in Santa Monica early Monday morning.
According to the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD), the incident took place around 1:05 a.m on the 3100 block of Santa Monica Boulevard. Officers arrived on the scene and found a man on the street, police say.
The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased from his injuries.
Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has yet to released the identity of the victim.
According to the SMPD, the suspect vehicle is a dark colored, newer sedan. The car was last seen driving eastbound on Santa Monica Boulevard.
The incident closed the street until around 7 a.m.
Anyone with additional information relating to this incident is asked to contact Detective Tavera with the Criminal Investigations Division at 310-458-2201 ext. 2256, by email at email@example.com or Santa Monica Police Department’s Watch Commander (24 hours) at 310-458-8427.