DOWNEY (CBSLA) — A woman was struck and killed by a car in Downey early Thursday, authorities said.
The crash happened at about 4:50 a.m. on Firestone Boulevard and Newville Avenue, not far from the 605 Freeway.READ MORE: One Of The World's Largest Homes Is About To Go Up For Sale In Bel Air
Police say the car was driving westbound on Firestone, and the impact of the crash threw the woman into the eastbound lanes.
The woman has not been identified, and the driver remained on the scene.
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For the next several hours, all lanes of Firestone Boulevard at our east city limits will be closed due to a fatal traffic collision investigation. Please avoid the area.
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— Downey Police (@DowneyPolice) July 29, 2021
The area around Firestone and Newville was closed for the fatal crash investigation.