LONG BEACH – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Long Beach, police said Monday.
The 36-year-old Long Beach man was hit about 9:15 p.m. Sunday on Atlantic Avenue near 19th Street and died at a hospital, the Long Beach Police Department reported. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.
“A 2014 Honda, driven by a female resident of Long Beach, was traveling northbound on Atlantic Avenue north of 19th Street as the pedestrian was crossing westbound in lanes of traffic outside of a crosswalk …,” police said in a statement. “The driver was unable to stop or avoid striking the pedestrian.”
The motorist remained at the scene and was interviewed by officers, police said. Her name was not released.
“At this time, neither distracted driving, impaired driving, nor speed are believed to be factors in the collision,” police said.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call 562-570-7355, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website www.LACrimeStoppers.org.