Wisconsin journalist Margo Spann killed in hit-and-run near Los Angeles

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Some sad news today about Wisconsin journalist Margo Spann.

We've learned she was killed in a hit-and-run accident last week near Los Angeles. 

According to police, she was walking in a crosswalk when a car ran her over and drove away.

Spann was an award-winning journalist who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

She spent time working in Milwaukee, Madison and Wausau. 

Spann was also a board member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Margo Spann was 40 years old.

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