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31 December 2016 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

LOS ANGELES: Eugenia Pelagio, 47, Killed in Westlake Hit-and-Run at 2nd and Emerald Streets

Eugenia Pelagio Westlake hit-and-runLOS ANGELES, California (December 31, 2016) – A pedestrian was killed after a hit-and-run collision in the Westlake District early Saturday morning, according to CBS Los Angeles.

The accident took place just before 2 a.m. at West 2nd and Emerald streets.

As per the article, Los Angeles police said 47-year-old Eugenia Pelagio was struck by a vehicle at the intersection. She was immediately taken to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Pelagio was a resident of Anaheim.

Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver did not stop to render aid and fled the scene east on 2nd Street. The suspect car was described as a gray SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer.

Anyone with information about this accident is encouraged to call LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at (213) 833-3713.

We offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Ms. Eugenia Pelagio during such a difficult time. We hope the hit-and-run motorist will be located and justice will soon be served.

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