West Compton hit-and-run driver kills woman

Late Saturday night, a woman was killed when she was struck by a car in West Compton.

Near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Avalon Boulevard, the crash occurred at 11:40 p.m.

A preliminary investigation of the California Highway Patrol found that Sandra Flowers, 64, of Compton was crossing Avalon when she was struck and killed by an unknown driver.

The driver fled the scene and left Flowers on the roadway. Flowers was declared dead by first responders shortly after 11:45 pm.

CHP continues to investigate the fatal crash. There is currently no information about the driver or the description of the vehicle that they were driving.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked for assistance by J. Betz at the CHP South L.A office at 424-551-4000.

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