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Driver kills man asleep in bushes off 101 Fwy

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

September 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A motorist veered off the road and killed a man who had been asleep in the bushes near a 101 Freeway off ramp.The California Highway Patrol said that 37-year-old Adan Rodriguez was declared dead at the scene by the Vermont Avenue off ramp of the freeway near Koreatown.

CHP officials said 28-year-old Anesha Hicks of San Leandro was driving the Mitsubishi Galant that also hit a tree and two road signs and caught fire.

Hicks was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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