Man struck by truck, killed on SB 170 Fwy in North Hollywood

Authorities respond to a fatal collision on the southbound 170 Freeway at Sherman Way in North Hollywood on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015.

All lanes on the southbound 170 Freeway were temporarily closed in North Hollywood Monday morning after a male pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup truck, the California Highway Patrol said.

The fatal collision was reported at Sherman Way at about 3:30 a.m.

Investigators were trying to determine why the 42-year-old man was walking on the freeway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, a 51-year-old resident of North Hills, remained at the scene. He was not injured.

The southbound lanes were reopened shortly after 6 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the man's death or the collision was asked to contact the CHP's West Valley office at (818) 888-0980.
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