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News Release

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Media Relations

Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Street

"Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Street"

 

Los Angeles: On November 25, 2003, at about 5:30 p.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred on La Mirada Avenue west of Van Ness Avenue in the Hollywood Area.

A pedestrian crossing mid-block between controlled intersections was struck as he walked directly into the path of a vehicle traveling westbound La Mirada Avenue. As a result of the impact, the pedestrian sustained massive head and shoulder trauma causing cardiac arrest. He was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department Rescue Ambulance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The identity of the man is being withheld pending notification to his family.

West Traffic Division is conducting the investigation. For additional information contact Detective Pearson, West Traffic Division, Detective Unit at 213-473-0234.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer, Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.