On Sunday, (November 13, 2016) a man crossing Lankershim Boulevard in Sun Valley was fatally struck by a pickup truck, Kelly said. The man was crossing outside a crosswalk near Cantara Street about 7 p.m. when a white Chevrolet pickup truck smashed into him.
The female driver, who was heading south on Lankershim Boulevard, remained at the scene, Kelly said. The pedestrian was the subject of an earlier radio call for being intoxicated or under the influence of an unknown substance, Kelly said. The man was considered at fault because he was not crossing in the crosswalk.
By Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times
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