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Pedestrian Struck and Killed on US101 Southbound Near North Broadway in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, CA (June 18, 2024) – A distressing sequence of events unfolded late Monday night on the US101 South near the North Broadway overpass in Los Angeles when a man tragically lost his life. At approximately 9:28 PM on June 17, authorities received reports of an individual who had jumped from the Broadway overpass, landing on the highway’s right shoulder.

Emergency services were dispatched to the scene. Before they could attend to the man, a tanker truck collided with him post-fall. Responding officers from the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the man was pronounced dead at the site. The incidents leading up to this point and the subsequent collision are now under two separate investigations by local authorities.

The LAPD is currently conducting a thorough examination of the events surrounding the man’s death. At the same time, the incident involving the tanker truck is under a different investigation, as officials work to unravel the causative factors that led to this complex traffic episode. Further information is anticipated to be released following the progress of these ongoing inquiries.

The Los Angeles community has been shaken by the night’s tragic consequences. Civil services and law enforcement officials have expressed their intentions to use the insight gained from these events to prevent similar tragedies in the future. The US101 South incident is a somber reminder of the unpredictable nature of roadways and the importance of highway safety awareness.

Source: Local Accident Reports