James Ledford was 72 years old, according to the coroner's office. His city of residence was not known.
The vehicle was described as a possible white 1996 to 2022 GMC Savana or Chevrolet Express commercial panel van with a roof rack and a storage tube or box on its roof, police said. The van likely will have front-end damage.
The LAPD is searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed a cyclist in South LA on the evening of Sept. 29. (LAPD)
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Anyone with information on the case was urged to call LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at 213-833-3713, 877-LAPD-247, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.