Long Beach man killed in Westside hit-and-run

A 67-year-old Long Beach man was killed late Wednesday in a hit-and-run collision on the Westside, and police are searching for the driver.

Police said a woman was driving the vehicle, a white 2011 GMC Yukon, which fled east on Willow Street after the 9 p.m. collision near Willow and Delta Avenue, police said.

The victim has been identified as Larry E. Clay of Long Beach, who died at the scene.

Later Wednesday, police said they located the vehicle but not the driver. They did not disclose where.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact LBPD Collision Investigation Detective Brian Ekrem at 562-570-7132. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.crimestoppers.org.

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Sebastian Echeverry is the North Long Beach reporter through the Report for America program. Philanthropic organizations pledged to cover the local donor portion of his grant-funded position with the Long Beach Post. If you want to support Sebastian's work, you can donate to his Report for America position at lbpost.com/support.