NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — An 18-year-old man from Australia was struck and killed on a freeway in North Hollywood early today.
The victim was later identified as Rishi Chaubal Menon, the coroner’s office said.READ MORE: Girl Struck In Head By Unknown Object While Jogging In Culver City
Menon was struck in the northbound lanes of the Hollywood (170) Freeway, just north of the Ventura (101) Freeway at 12:18 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
He died at the scene, the CHP said.READ MORE: Three Rushed To Trauma Centers From Five-Vehicle Crash In Costa Mesa
It was not immediately clear if the man was struck by a vehicle, or had come out of a vehicle.
The vehicle involved in the incident was no longer at the scene upon the arrival of authorities, the CHP said.
Anyone with information was asked to call the CHP’s West Valley office at (818) 888-0980.MORE NEWS: Hot, Dry And Windy: Critical Fire Weather Coming To Southland
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