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Search for Palmdale hit/run driver


A man who was hit by a vehicle and killed in Palmdale Has been identified. Authorities sought the public’s help to find the motorist responsible for his death.

The crash occurred at 2:53 a.m. April 14 on northbound Sierra Highway between Technology Drive and Rancho Vista Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Alfredo Leon, 21, of Palmdale, died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

The vehicle was described only as a white BMW SUV. Anyone with information on the case was urged to call Palmdale Sheriff’s detectives at (661) 272-2423.