MISSION HILLS, Calif.–A 30-year-old man riding a motorcycle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle in Mission Hills, authorities said on July 17.
The vehicle was described by the Los Angeles Police Department as a long-bed, dark-colored pickup truck with a black bed, according to reports.
According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, Freddy Perez was identified as the motorcyclist.
The truck was going westbound on Rinaldi Street at about 11: 45 p.m. Saturday when it collided with the biker in the westbound lanes of traffic, west of Sepulveda Boulevard, police said.
The truck continued westbound on Rinaldi onto the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway without stopping.
Paramedics declared Perez dead on the spot.
LAPD Valley Traffic Division detectives urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 818-644-8115 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.