Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Man Killed While Walking On 101 Freeway In Hollywood

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

A man was struck and killed this morning while he was walking on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood.

CHP received reports at around 5 a.m. about a pedestrian on the freeway near the Highland Avenue exit, according to ABC7. CHP Officer Chris Baldonado told KTLA that soon after, one car hit the man, but he kept walking, and when a second car hit him, that killed him.

It's not clear at this time why he was walking on the 101 Freeway. The man, who was not identified, may have been a transient, according to Baldonado.