Car Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In South Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A 19-year-old man was struck and killed in South Los Angeles Friday morning, police said.

Paramedics were sent to the 8700 block of Figueroa Street at 6:55 a.m., Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The man died at the scene and the driver was being interviewed, according to police.

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  • Rocky Valenzuela

    sad way to go out… this person didnt know this was their last morning waking up….RIP

  • Bubba


    • FedUp

      No, its SOuth LA! Name was changed years ago due to the bad hype SOUTH CENTRAL got.

  • carrian

    i know this is right here in front of my job, reaally sad scene, his body is still out there, smh

  • Ed Rooney

    Cool! Any photos of the mangled body?

    • Candice

      cou u ed rooney need to stop and re_evaluate ur self this guy had a kid who was barely 1 and a girlfriend who cared very deeply for him and he was ripped away from them with no warning no goodbye. He was 19 had his wholelife ahead of him. I hope this doesn’t happen to one of ur loved ones and some jack ass says something like that to u!

    • Glenda

      @Ed Rooney
      You are a sicko

  • old school

    Get all of the latinos of the road and this will stop. They are worse than asians. the dmv should be checking citizenship before giving out licenses. This S@#T is happening weekly, it needs to stop.

    • OCBratt

      What are you going to do with all the latinos of the road?

  • old school

    Thats “off the road”

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