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Man Walking On 105 Freeway Killed In 'Multiple' Hit-And-Run
A man walking in traffic on the 105 freeway early Saturday morning was killed after being struck by "multiple" drivers who did not stop.
The man, who has yet to be identified, was walking in the westbound lanes of the 105 freeway near Vermont Avenue around 5:30 a.m. earlier this morning. The California Highway Patrol says he was struck by multiple vehicles, but there were no witnesses to the incident, or descriptions of the cars. Investigators are also unsure why the victim was even walking on the freeway in the first place, as there were no stalled cars in the shoulder near the scene, reports ABC 7.
The CHP tells KTLA that "up to four vehicles" hit the man, and the last one to do so was a big rig driver who radioed for help.
Authorities closed four lanes of the westbound 105 freeway, leaving only the carpool lane opened while the investigation was ongoing. All westbound lanes were reopened by 9 a.m.
Update [4:50 p.m.]: KTLA reports that the coroner has identified the victim as 64-year old Hector Valle Perez.
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