CARSON, Calif. – A pedestrian killed while crossing a street in Carson was identified Wednesday.
The crash was reported at about 5 a.m. Tuesday at 220th Street and Avalon Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Jamaal Freeman, 34, was identified as the victim by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.
“Jamaal was an AMAZING human being. He was kind, compassionate, consistent and always there for his mother. He had a smile that could light up the room. His warm nature and calm spirit resonated with all who knew him. He found comfort with his family and colleagues and took great pride in his work and the relationships he nurtured,” said Freeman’s family.
Paramedics pronounced Freeman dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The motorist was in contact with authorities, and the circumstances of the crash were under investigation.
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