MALIBU—Authorities are searching for a suspect who struck and killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run on Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday, October 4.
Officials from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Malibu/Lost Hills Station indicated that the incident occurred shortly after 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of westbound Pacific Coast Highway and Las Flores Canyon Road.
According to Sgt. R. Garcia, the victim has been identified as Michael Bennett, 58. He was struck by the suspect’s vehicle and died at the scene. The driver fled the scene after the collision. Westbound lanes were closed during the crash. No other injuries were reported.
A description of the suspect or the vehicle that was being driven has not been released to the public. The crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station at 818-878-1808.