Pedestrian killed in Willowbrook hit-and-run near homeless encampment under 105 Freeway overpass

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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A suspect is being sought after a hit-and-run collision in Willowbrook that left a man dead under a 105 Freeway overpass, authorities said.

WILLOWBROOK, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspect is being sought after a hit-and-run collision in Willowbrook that left a man dead early Monday morning under a 105 Freeway overpass, authorities said.

The incident was reported shortly before 2 a.m. near the intersection of Imperial Highway and Compton Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The victim, identified only as a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said. Investigators believe he had been living in a homeless encampment under the freeway.

A description of the vehicle that struck the victim was not immediately available.

CHP investigators were canvassing the area in search of a surveillance camera that may have recorded the collision.