LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities were investigating a crash that claimed the life of a skateboarder in East Los Angeles.
The crash unfolded just after 12:40 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of City Terrace Drive and Pomeroy Avenue.READ MORE: LA County Sheriff's Employee Killed, Woman Hurt After Vintage Sports Car Careens Into Pole In Temple City
A witness says a skateboarder may have crashed into the side of the bus while it was stopped at the intersection and that the bus driver then pulled away unaware the man had fallen underneath the tires.
“When it had the green light, all we did was we turned around and heard people screaming. When we turned around, there was a dead body,” said one woman who identified herself only as “Mimi.”READ MORE: Water Main Break Creates Muddy Mess On Hollywood Hills Street
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
CHP officers found the bus at another location, where they questioned the driver. Upon further review, officers indicated that the crash was not considered a hit-and-run.MORE NEWS: New Health Order Will Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test At Bars, Clubs, Mega Events Of 10,000 People Or More
No further details were provided.