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Car Strikes 60-Year-Old Man Walking on 405 in Torrance

It's unclear how the man ended up walking on the highway

A man died after being struck by a vehicle as he walked on the 405 freeway. Patch file photo.
A man died after being struck by a vehicle as he walked on the 405 freeway. Patch file photo.
A 60-year-old man who was walking on the southbound the San Diego (405) Freeway in Torrance was fatally struck by a car, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The fatality was reported at 8:48 p.m. north of Vermont Avenue, said CHP Officer Tony Polizzi. The number two, three and four southbound lanes are expected to remain closed for at least two hours, he said.

It's unclear how the man ended up walking on the highway, Polizzi said.

--City News Service

Wolfman July 05, 2014 at 09:58 AM
don't drink and walk

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