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Double hit-and-run victim killed in South LA

Monday, June 18, 2012
A map indicates the location of a deadly double hit-and-run incident on 42nd Street and Central Avenue in South Los Angeles.

A map indicates the location of a deadly double hit-and-run incident on 42nd Street and Central Avenue in South Los Angeles. (KABC Photo)

A man in south Los Angeles was killed after police say he was struck in two separate hit-and-run incidents.

Authorities say the victim was walking in a marked crosswalk on 42nd Street early Sunday morning, when a vehicle traveling north on Central Avenue hit him, then took off.

According to police, witnesses tried to help the victim, but that's when he was struck by a second vehicle and allegedly dragged several hundred feet.

The victim's name was not released. Police are searching for both vehicles.

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