TARZANA (CBSLA.com) — A 33-year-old man was fatally struck Wednesday morning while walking on the eastbound Ventura (101) Freeway.

The accident occurred around 1 a.m. near White Oak Avenue in Tarzana.

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The pedestrian was struck by several vehicles and declared dead at the scene, the California Highway Patrol said.

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Authorities said the Woodland Hills man may have walked to the freeway from another location as no car was found abandoned nearby.

A SigAlert was issued as authorities investigated the accident. It was lifted around 4:45 a.m.

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