CHATSWORTH (CNS) – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver on Monday, Oct. 12, while crossing Topanga Canyon Boulevard in Chatsworth.

The victim, whose name was not released, was walking eastbound across Topanga Canyon Boulevard, at Santa Suzanna Pass Road, about 5:30 a.m. when a dark colored sedan, traveling southbound, struck him, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

“The driver failed to stop, remain at the scene, render aid, and identify themselves as required by law,” police said.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. His identity was withheld pending family notification.

A standing reward of up to $50,000 is available for anyone who provides information leading to a hit-and-run suspect’s identification and conviction.

Anyone with information was urged to call Officer Curtis at (818) 644-8032 or the Valley Traffic Division watch commander at (818) 644-8010. During non-business hours, call (877) LAPD-24-7. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous can call (800) 222-TIPS.

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