Authorities on Monday asked for the public’s help in locating the fleeing motorist responsible for the death of a man trying to cross a street in the South Los Angeles area on Easter Sunday.

Ricardo Isai Cordova-Mejia, 39, was injured at 4 a.m. on April 9 at Hoover and 74th streets and later died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Detectives have scheduled a press conference Thursday morning at the LAPD Traffic Division South Station to seek the public’s assistance in locating the fleeing motorist.

Cordova-Mejia was crossing Hoover Street east to west on the unmarked crosswalk on the day of her death, police said.

“Just before reaching the other side, a silver sedan rammed it, causing fatal injuries,” police said in a statement.

“The vehicle took the victim approximately one block to 75th Street, where the victim came to a stop,” police said. “The driver of the vehicle was unable to render assistance or comply with the law and fled the scene heading south on Hoover Street,” police added.

Authorities have arrested a motorcyclist who fled after hitting a teenager in a crosswalk last month in Boyle Heights. The minor lost one of his limbs and is still hospitalized.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to help resolve this incident to call 1-323-421-2500 or 323-421-2577. Anonymous tips are also welcome at 1-800-222-TIPS or the website

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