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Pedestrian Struck by Two Cars on Long Beach Blvd

Updated: Feb 16


A pedestrian was struck twice and killed early Monday morning on the 3200 block of Long Beach Boulevard and 32nd Street, police say.

Details:

LBPD spokesperson Allison Gallagher says officers responded to the crash scene at about 5:35 a.m.; the arriving officers located the victim lying on the street. LBFD personnel determined the pedestrian had succumbed to his injuries.


Investigation results:

  • The initial finding revealed that a 28-year-old driver operating a 2004 Nissan 350z traveled north on Long Beach Boulevard when he struck a male pedestrian standing in the street.

  • The injured pedestrian was knocked into Long Beach Boulevard's southbound lanes and then proceeded to be hit a second time by a 2018 Nissan Sentra.

  • Police say both drivers remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Alcohol, drugs, and distracted driving are not believed to have been a factor in the collision. Both drivers were positively identified with their valid driver's license and were released from the scene, pending further investigation.

  • The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office will identify the decedent and notify the next-of-kin.

  • Collision Investigation Detectives are investigating the circumstances of the crash.

  • Long Beach firefighters applied the jaws of life to remove the pedestrian trapped underneath the vehicle, per LBP.


Editor’s note: This story was updated with details of the crash via a press released by the LBPD.


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