Man Dead in Pedestrian Crash on 91 Freeway [Compton, CA]
Man Fatally Injured after Compton Pedestrian Crash on 91 Freeway at Wilmington Avenue
COMPTON, CA (January 4, 2020) – A pedestrian died following a pedestrian crash on 91 Freeway in Compton on Wednesday, January 1.
According to the CHP, at 5:30 a.m., they received reports about a pedestrian lying in the No. 3 lane of the Artesia Freeway at Wilmington Avenue. An off-duty Redondo Beach police officer said that they noticed the body in the No. 4 lane.
A witness stated that vehicles swerved to avoid the body. The witness added that a car with damage consistent with a traffic collision was close by.
Compton Fire Department paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene at 5:47 a.m.
California Highway Patrol described the victim as a man who was approximately 45 years old.
Officials issued a SigAlert at 5:54 a.m.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
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