54-year-old Edward Nix is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Olympic Blvd at Orme Ave. Police say he was crossing the intersection on Monday around 5:55pm when he was hit by a vehicle travelling east on Olympic Blvd.
The driver sped up and left the scene without helping out. Nix was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Nearby security video captured a late model Honda Odyssey or CRV involved in the crash driven by a female hispanic.
Anyone with information should contact LAPD at 877-LAPD-247 (877-527-3247).