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Silver Lake Mourning as Woman is Fatally Struck by Fleeing Driver, Police Launch Investigation

A heart-wrenching incident unfolded in Silver Lake on Monday night as a hit-and-run driver struck and killed a woman, leaving the community in shock.

The distressing crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Silver Lake Boulevard and Berkeley Avenue, a notorious bend in the road known for its treacherous conditions.

Responding swiftly, the LAPD Central Traffic Division discovered an injured woman lying in the middle of the street. Urgently transported to the hospital, she tragically succumbed to her injuries shortly thereafter.

The location of the accident, typically lined with parked vehicles, presented a challenging scenario for investigators. Drawing on the account of a potential witness, law enforcement believes the victim was standing alongside a parked car when the fatal collision occurred.

As of now, the police have refrained from disclosing any details regarding the driver or the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run.

In a plea for assistance, authorities implore anyone who may have witnessed the incident or possesses relevant information to come forward and contact the LAPD, as they diligently work to unravel the details surrounding this devastating event.

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