LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A male pedestrian was killed Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in Los Angeles, authorities said.
The crash was reported just before 9 p.m. on Wilshire Boulevard, officials said.READ MORE: Newport Beach, Long Beach And Other OC Communities Brace For Incoming High Tides And Potential Flooding
The accident happened in the 6200 block of Wilshire, a heavily trafficked area between Fairfax Avenue and Crescent Heights Boulevard, LAPD Officer Jane Kim said.
Wilshire was closed between Fairfax and Crescent Heights while police investigate the accident, reported Sky9’s Stu Mundel.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Impregnating 15-Year-Old Girl
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits are in the immediate vicinity.
The driver remained on scene.MORE NEWS: 40 Cows Escape Meatpacking Plant In Pico Rivera; 1 Killed By Deputies After Charging Family