LOS ANGELES – A pedestrian who died after being fatally struck on the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway near the West Athens neighborhood was identified Saturday.
The victim was identified as Austin Brooks, 30, by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The collision was reported at approximately 2:11 a.m. Thursday and California Highway Patrol officers responded to the westbound freeway and the Vermont Avenue exist where they found the pedestrian, according to CHP Officer Sergio Garcia.
It was not known whether the driver who hit the pedestrian stopped to cooperate with authorities.
The CHP issued a SigAlert for the closure of two lanes of the westbound freeway for two hours while they conducted their investigation of the collision.