LA police search for hit and run driver

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LOS ANGELES-Los Angeles police are searching for a woman who they say was caught on camera, leaving a deadly hit and run.

Sunday, the driver of a white Lexus ran right through a red light, and then plowed into a black SUV. Cameras caught the driver, 27-year-old Maritza Joana Lara, walking away from scene. Police say she left behind her four critically injured passengers. The driver of the car hit, died.

Authorities say Lara has a prior DUI and suspect that she was under the influence at the time of the crash.

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