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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Comments (10)
  1. Rocky Valenzuela says:

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

  2. Bubba says:


    1. FedUp says:

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

  3. carrian says:

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

  4. Ed Rooney says:

    Cool! Any photos of the mangled body?

    1. Glenda says:

      @Ed Rooney
      You are a sicko

    2. Candice says:

      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!

  5. old school says:

    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.

    1. OCBratt says:

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

  6. old school says:

    Thats “off the road”

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