Woman killed in hit-and-run in Koreatown; $50K reward offered for info

Authorities are searching for a suspected hit-and-run driver who killed a woman in Los Angeles' Koreatown neighborhood Tuesday.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the driver of a 2005 silver Nissan Altima struck a female pedestrian around 5:15 a.m. in the area near W. 1st Street and S. Westmoreland Avenue and fled the scene.

The woman was taken to the hospital where died from her injuries. Her identity was not released.

A reward of up to $50,000 is available to anyone providing information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of a suspect.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call 877-LAPD-247.