Studio City News
One Dead After Hit-And-Run
By Shelby Stiner
Aug 18, 2013 - 2:59:57 PM

STUDIO CITY—Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 35-year-old Santa Monica man.

 

The accident occurred after 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 17 on Ventura Boulevard at Fairway Avenue.

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Police investigate the hit-and-run that left a Santa Monica man dead.

 

Officials say the man was crossing the street when an eastbound white Mercedes struck him. The victim was carried by the car about 100 yards before the driver took off.

 

According to police, the car should have major damage to the front end, a smashed windshield and should have black paper plate with the word “Encino” written in yellow.

 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  His name has not yet been released to the public. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call the LAPD at (877) 527-3247.



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