Man, 34, Reportedly Struck And Killed By Big Rig While Texting

DOWNEY (CBS) —  A pedestrian apparently was texting when he was struck and fatally injured by a big rig in Downey, authorities said Friday.

Daniel Malloy, 34, of Pico Rivera was struck shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rosecrans Avenue and Lakewood Boulevard and died at a hospital, said coroner’s Chief Craig Harvey.

Harvey said Malloy apparently was texting when he was struck by the truck, whose driver was interviewed but was not cited or arrested.

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