Los Angeles Times

Woman walking on 110 Freeway is killed

- By Gregory Yee

A woman walking in the southbound lanes of the 110 Freeway in Highland Park died after she was hit by a car early Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Officers responded at 4:28 a.m. to a report of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on a stretch of the freeway near Via Marisol, according to the Highway Patrol.

The officers found a 35year-old woman lying in the No. 3 lane, the Highway

Patrol said.

According to a preliminar­y investigat­ion, a Toyota Corolla hit the woman, who suffered fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene, the Highway Patrol said. The Toyota’s driver, who was not injured, stayed at the scene and was not arrested.

The woman’s identity will be withheld until authoritie­s can notify her next of kin.

An investigat­ion into the crash is ongoing, and anyone with informatio­n is asked to call the Highway Patrol’s Central Los Angeles office at (213) 744-2331.

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