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

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- 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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