Man, dogs struck and killed in downtown LA

A man and his two dogs were struck and killed in downtown Los Angeles overnight, authorities said.

Officials with the Los Angeles Police Department said they received a call around 12:20 a.m. Thursday about a crash at the intersection of 5th and Hill streets. Arriving officers discovered a man had been walking his two dogs when they were hit, and all three of them were declared dead at the scene.

A 20-year-old suspect was taken into custody. He is also accused of crashing into multiple vehicles in the area.

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The names of the victims and the suspect have not been released, and no further information was released by authorities.