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Pedestrian hit, killed on 5 Freeway in East Los Angeles

A pedestrian was struck and killed on the 5 Freeway in East Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

April 25, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A pedestrian was hit and killed on the northbound 5 Freeway at Indiana Street early Wednesday morning.

The California Highway Patrol said the victim was hit by multiple cars. Only one of them stopped.

Authorities said the victim, a man about 30 to 40 years old, was walking on the freeway when he was struck. The freeway was closed for about two hours.