The collision was reported about 11:15 a.m. in the 5900 block of S. Vermont Avenue, according to Los Angeles Fire Department officials.
Two vehicles collided and sheared a fire hydrant on the northeast corner of the area. One of the vehicles involved in the crash struck and killed the pedestrian, according to authorities. Two others, including a woman behind the wheel of one of the cars, were also hurt.
The northbound side of Vermont Avenue was closed for a time Monday as officials investigated the cause of the collision.