Man, 65, Killed in PCH Hit-and-run Crash is Identified

Lamar Maxwell, 65, has been identified as the victim of a hit-and-run pedestrian accident who died early Wednesday morning on Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach.

The victim was crossing the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle at around 5:25 a.m. on Jan. 3rd, according to the Long Beach Police Department. It happened at Pacific Coast Highway and Temple Avenue, police said. It is the second pedestrian fatality on PCH in the past week.

Paramedics responded and located the injured man, but sadly he died at the scene. The Los Angeles County Sheriff Coroner later identified him as Lamar Maxwell.

The driver, who later turned herself in to police, reportedly fled the scene without stopping to help the pedestrian. Cher Srey, 55, of Long Beach, faces felony hit-and-run charges.

Finally, the case remains under investigation. Witnesses or anyone with tips about the crash may call LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Detective Joseph Johnson at 562-570-7355.

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