LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Authorities Sunday said a 64-year-old man was struck and killed by a motorist in unincorporated South Los Angeles.

The driver of a 1995 Toyota was headed east on Firestone Boulevard when he struck a man running south across the road near Miramonte Boulevard, according to the CHP. The accident happened about 9:20 p.m. Saturday.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

The Toyota driver was not cited in the accident pending the outcome of a CHP investigation.

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  1. antonio villargosa says:

    if the driver was a mexican..the only reason he didn’t run to mexico is because he wanted to stay to vote for obama.

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