LAPD Seeking Hit-And-Run Motorist in Pedestrian Fatality

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Authorities today continued their efforts to find the motorist responsible for a hit-and-run collision that killed a 74-year-old pedestrian last week.

John Donald Draper was crossing Crenshaw Boulevard at Hyde Park Boulevard on Friday at 9:39 p.m. when he was struck by a gray Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling at a high rate of speed, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The driver continued northbound on Crenshaw Boulevard and out of sight. Draper was pronounced dead at the scene.

A $50,000 standing reward has been offered by the city for information leading to the identity, arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run suspect.

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

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