Police have arrested a driver after a fatal pedestrian accident in South Los Angeles. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred the night of April 21, 2016 at the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Gramercy Place. LAPD officials say the pedestrian was walking in a marked crosswalk when a vehicle struck him. The impact of the collision caused the man to become airborne and then hit the pavement. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver fled the scene. Police, however, located the vehicle in Inglewood. They later arrested the man believed to be the driver. The victim was identified as a man in his 30s. The investigation is still ongoing.
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