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Pedestrian killed in Bixby Knolls crash, police say

Police say the pedestrian was walking outside of a crosswalk in the area of Carson Street and Gundry Avenue Friday night when the driver of a vehicle hit him.

Pedestrian killed in Bixby Knolls crash, police say

Police say they’re investigating a crash in Bixby Knolls Friday night that left a pedestrian dead.

The pedestrian, according to police, was walking outside of a crosswalk in the area of Carson Street and Gundry Avenue around 10:38 p.m. when the driver of a vehicle going eastbound on Carson Street hit him.

Officers responded to the crash and found the pedestrian unconscious in the roadway with serious injuries, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His identity was not immediately revealed as the Los Angeles Medical Examiner’s office works to notify his family.

The driver of the vehicle, meanwhile, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, officials added.

Speed, distracted driving or impaired driving do not appear to be factors in the crash, police said.

This is a breaking news story. It will be updated.


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