PACOIMA (CNS/FOX 11) - A man sleeping inside a parked car in Pacoima was killed this morning when his vehicle was struck by a hit-and motorist, who fled on foot.
The crash in the area of Telfair Avenue and Branford Street occurred a little after 3:20 a.m., said Officer Norma Eisenman of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.
The suspect struck several parked vehicles and fled on foot, Eisenman said.
The man was taken to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries, she said.
The hit-and-run motorist was driving a blue pickup truck and empty beer bottles and drug paraphernalia were found inside the vehicle, according to sources at the scene.
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