Man Fatally Struck While Walking on Golden State Freeway

By City News Service

A man was killed early today walking across the northbound lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Boyle Heights, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The crash was reported at 1:08 a.m.Wednesday near Cesar Chavez Avenue, said CHP Officer Tony Polizzi.

The man was walking in the lanes when he was struck by a Nissan Sentra driven by 22-year-old Huy Van Thanh Do of Winchester, the CHP reported. The victim died at the scene, Polizzi said.

The accident prompted the closure of the northbound No. 4 and 5 lanes as well as the Cesar Chavez Avenue off-ramp until about 3 a.m.

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