Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hawthorne Boulevard [Torrance, CA]

Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hawthorne Boulevard [Torrance, CA]
Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Hawthorne Boulevard [Torrance, CA]

40-Year-Old Inglewood Man Fatally Struck by SUV near Artesia Boulevard

TORRANCE, CA (September 16, 2018) – A man was killed early Sunday morning, following a pedestrian crash on Hawthorne Boulevard. The identity of the victim was not immediately released to the public, pending notification of family members.

According to the Torrance Police Department, the incident took place at about 12:30 AM near Artesia Boulevard. The victim was crossing the intersection when he was struck by a northbound Saturn SUV.

The pedestrian, identified as a 40-year-old Inglewood man, was transported to a hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by medical staff. Meanwhile, the 27-year-old woman driving the Saturn SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The initial investigation indicates that the SUV was traveling northbound in the number four lane of Hawthorne Boulevard with a green signal. There, it struck the pedestrian who was crossing against a red signal.

Alcohol and drugs were ruled out as possible contributing factors in the crash, which remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Torrance police traffic office at (310) 618-5557. No further details have been provided at this time.


Sweet Law Group extends our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May he rest in peace.


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