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Pedestrian struck, killed by car on PCH in Long Beach

A map shows a closure on the southbound 710 Freeway in Long Beach after a pedestrian was killed Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012.

October 16, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A pedestrian died after being struck by a car on Pacific Coast Highway near the Long Beach (710) Freeway in Long Beach.

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Authorities say a woman stepped into the roadway and was hit by a car traveling westbound on PCH at about 5:40 a.m. The woman was declared dead at the scene. Her name was not released pending notification of next of kin.

Westbound lanes of PCH were closed at San Francisco Avenue, and the onramp to the 710 North was also closed due to the accident investigation.