Long Beach Police Ask Public for Help in Pedestrian Hit-Run Death

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LONG BEACH (CNS) - Long Beach police today asked the public for help in locating a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a man in his 20s.

The crash was reported at 10:17 p.m. Friday in the area of Atherton Street and Montair Avenue, according to an LBPD news release.

The man was taken to a hospital in critical condition and died from his injuries Monday, police said.

He was crossing northbound on Atherton Street, outside the crosswalk, when a westbound silver sedan struck him and fled before officers arrived, police said.

The victim's name has not been released pending notification of relatives.

Anyone with information was urged to contact Det. Kelsey Myers or Det. Joseph Johnson of the Collision Investigation Detail at 562-570-7355, or Crime Stoppers 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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