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Man, 66, Fatally Struck While Crossing Street

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SANTA MONICA (CNS) — A Santa Monica resident fatally struck by a car while crossing Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica was identified Saturday.

Herceg Vlado, 66, was walking south across Wilshire in a crosswalk near 10th Street when he was struck by a westbound vehicle at about 9 p.m. Thursday, Santa Monica police Sgt. Jay Trisler said.

The 19-year-old driver of the car was not immediately cited in the accident.

Police were urging any witnesses to give call (310) 458-8954 or the department’s 24-hour line at (310) 458-8495.

(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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