NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man who was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck while running on a freeway in North Hollywood has been identified, the coroner’s office said Wednesday.
According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, Phillip Prorhorov, 42, of Van Nuys, was fatally struck by a red Toyota Tacoma on the southbound 170 Freeway at Sherman Way around 3:40 a.m. on Monday.READ MORE: Staff, Students Evacuated Safely, Suspect In Custody After Reports Of Man With Rifle Prompted Lockdown Of Sylmar High School
California Highway Patrol officers said the driver of the Tacoma, a 51-year-old North Hills resident, was not injured in the crash.
Prorhorov was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting At Tennessee High School
It remains unclear if he exited a vehicle on the freeway or entered on foot.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash has been urged to contact CHP’s West Valley office at (818) 888-0980.MORE NEWS: Six Flags Magic Mountain Vaccination Site To Close April 18, Will Be Replaced With Two Additional Sites
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