Woman struck, killed by vehicle in Long Beach

A woman died in Long Beach when she was struck by a vehicle whose driver initially left the scene.

The crash occurred at 5:26 p.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of Atlantic Avenue, according to Long Beach police Lt. Jonathan Cole.

Long Beach Fire Department paramedics attempted life-saving measures, but the woman died at the scene, Cole said.

On Monday, she was identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner as Yolanda Hernandez, 78, of Long Beach.

The driver of the vehicle, Ronald Quispe, a 32-year-old resident of Long Beach, cooperated with the investigation and was later arrested and booked for felony hit-and-run. Bail has been set at $0.

Atlantic Avenue was shut down for hours from Patterson to Columbia streets for the investigation.