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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