Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Santa Monica

A pedestrian was killed Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Santa Monica, police said.

The crash happened about 1 a.m. in the 3100 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica police Sgt. D. Oshiro said.

The pedestrian died at a hospital after transport by paramedics, Oshiro said.

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Santa Monica Boulevard was shut down between Berkeley and Franklin streets for an investigation, he said. That included checking surveillance video in the area in search of a vehicle description.

The pedestrian's age and gender were not available.

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