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Downtown Los Angeles fatal hit-and-run suspect sought

Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Police investigate the scene of a fatal hit-and run near 6th and Mateo streets in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

Police investigate the scene of a fatal hit-and run near 6th and Mateo streets in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday, April 2, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A 60-year-old man was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in downtown Los Angeles Monday.

The incident happened at the intersection of 6th and Mateo streets around 7:50 p.m.

Authorities said the man was crossing the street mid-block when he was hit by a driver heading southbound on Mateo Street.

The man, whose identity was not released, was transported County USC Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect's vehicle was described as a light-colored SUV.

Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run was urged to call Los Angeles police at (877) 527-3247.

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