Man Killed After Stepping into Roadway

March 5, 2009

Los Angeles:  A 69-year-old man was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon by a passing motorist.

On March 4, 2008, at around 2:30 p.m., Thomas Brown had been working on a road construction project on San Fernando Road north of Sunshine Canyon Road.  Brown had just stepped over a cement barrier situated on a curve into the curb lane of the roadway when he was struck by a 1992 Mercury Sable traveling northbound on San Fernando Road.

The driver of the vehicle stopped, rendered aid and called for paramedics as required by law.  There was no crime involved, and the driver was not cited.

Valley Traffic Division Detectives are handling the investigation.  For further information, contact Valley Traffic Detectives Shondie Jackson or William Bustos at 818-644-8036.