WALNUT PARK (CBS) — A driver was arrested Monday morning for allegedly killing a pedestrian in Walnut Park, authorities said.
The victim, a 42-year-old man, was struck at 1 a.m. at California Street and Pacific Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. He died at a hospital.READ MORE: Clippers’ New $1.8B Inglewood Arena, The Intuit Dome, To Break Ground Friday
The motorist, 23-year-old Luis Jimenez, was heading eastbound on California Street when he allegedly drove through a stop sign, lost control of his vehicle and struck the pedestrian, the CHP reported.READ MORE: LA County Students Exposed To COVID-19 Can Continue To Attend In-Person Classes, Health Officials Announce
The driver, who suffered minor injuries, was booked for manslaughter and driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
No names have been released.MORE NEWS: Woman Stabbed To Death At Senior Living Community In Baldwin Hills
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