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A pedestrian was killed today in a hit and run in the Leimert Park area, authorities said.

The person was struck about 3 a.m. at 39th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard and died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Information on the fatally injured person’s identity was not immediately available.

No description was available of the vehicle or the driver. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call 877-LAPD-247.