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Pedestrian struck, killed on westbound 10 Fwy

A male pedestrian was struck and killed Monday on the westbound 10 Freeway, causing backups near Crenshaw Boulevard.

March 7, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A male pedestrian was struck and killed Monday on the westbound 10 Freeway, causing heavy backups near Crenshaw Boulevard.

The California Highway Patrol said a man may have been walking along the lanes just after 3:30 a.m. when he was hit by several vehicles. He died at the scene.

The investigation shut down several lanes of traffic during the morning rush hour.

The victim was not identified and the circumstances of the accident remained under investigation.