A hit-and-run crash near Gardena identified the fatality to be a 19-year-old man who died resulting from the incident.

According to an investigator with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Department, the victim was Jonathan Osuna, 19 years old and resident of Los Angeles.

The mishap occurred in the 1000 block of El Segundo Boulevard near Vermont Avenue and was reported at 5:15 o’clock in the afternoon of Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol. Osuna was walking on the sidewalk along El Segundo Boulevard when, for an unknown reason, he decided to enter westbound traffic lanes and was then struck by a vehicle, the CHP said.

According to a CHP officer, witnesses saw three people running from the scene after the collision.

Investigators are mulling if there was malicious intent involved in the crash. An investigation is ongoing while the coroner’s official today released the name of a 19-year-old man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Gardena.

CHP confirmed that the accident happened in the 1000 block of El Segundo Boulevard in the vicinity of Vermont Avenue which was reported at 5:30 Thursday afternoon.

The victim was identified as Jonathan Osuna resident of Los Angeles, according to an investigator with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.

After the collision, three people were seen running from the scene but it was noted by witnesses and reported to the CHP officer who arrived at the scene.

Police are making their investigation and already looking out for the persons involved. They are asking anybody who can add more information to come forward.

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Source: City News Service (http://www.accidentin.com/article_read.php?idLink=58095229&table=ai_news)

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