TORRANCE: Vehicle vs Ped Fatality on the 405 at Artesia

*Story Details:* *Time* – 4;30am *Location* – 405 S at Artesia, Torrance *Handling Agencies* – Torrance FD, CHP
CHP received numerous calls that a pedestrians was walking in the lanes of the 405 S near the Artesia exit in Torrance. Before CHP officers were able to get to the area and conduct a traffic break a driver struck the pedestrian. The victim succumbed to his or her injuries. CHP officers and CalTrans are working together to clear the scene. The driver of the vehicle stopped a short distance from the location, called 911 and remained at the scene. The driver was not believed to be impaired and was cooperating with CHP.