WILLOWBROOK – A pedestrian killed in a crash near the unincorporated area of Willowbrook was a Bellflower resident, authorities said Saturday.
He was 27-year-old Arturo Rivera, who died from traumatic injuries, according to the coroner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash was reported at 1:56 a.m. Tuesday and officers from the California Highway Patrol were called to East Imperial Highway and Compton Avenue, near the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway, where they found the pedestrian, according to CHP.
FOX11 reported that the driver left the scene after hitting the pedestrian, although the CHP did not confirm that to City News Service.
Witnesses at the scene said the victim was struck by one vehicle and then run over by another one.