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Fatality in southeast LA hit/run


Motorist being sought

A person was killed today in a hit-and-run in the southeast Los Angeles area, and the motorist was being sought, authorities said.

Officers went to the area of South Broadway and West 117th Street at about 9:15 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The fatally injured person, described only as a male, died at the scene, police said. Information on his identity was not immediately available.

The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a white Chevrolet van.

According to reports from the scene, the victim was dragged for some distance by the vehicle, and he might have been hit intentionally.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.