Woman arrested in hit-and-run death of man struck by 3 cars, dragged 13 blocks
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Surveillance video released earlier this month captured the third driver pulling up to the gas pumps, exiting her car and checking underneath, according to LAPD.

By Tracy Bloom, KTLA

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Police on Monday announced an arrest in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian who was struck by three drivers and dragged 13 blocks in West Adams on Thanksgiving.

The suspect, a woman in her 50s, was allegedly behind the wheel of the last vehicle that struck 62-year-old Jihad Muhammad on the night of Nov. 28, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

She allegedly hit the victim as he lay motionless on Adams Boulevard near West View Street, then drove 13 blocks on Adams to a gas station at Crenshaw Boulevard, police said.

Surveillance video released earlier this month captured the third driver pulling up to the gas pumps, exiting her car and checking underneath, according to LAPD.

She allegedly got back into the vehicle, backed up and dislodged the body, and then sped off.

Muhammad was pronounced dead at the gas station.

The woman was accompanied by an attorney when she turned herself in to police two weeks after the deadly incident, LAPD Capt. Jonathan Pinto said.

She has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, according to Pinto. The case has been turned over to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, which will decide whether to file charges.

None of the drivers stopped to render aid, according to police. LAPD is still searching for the two other drivers in the case.

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