Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Lanes on 710 Freeway

A SigAlert was in effect shutting down the two right lanes of the southbound 710 Freeway early Tuesday.

A man walking on a freeway in Compton was struck and killed early Tuesday by a big rig.

Authorities responded to calls of a man in lanes on the southbound 710 Freeway in Compton early Tuesday, according to California Highway Patrol. Emergency responders answered a call at 2:45 a.m. of a body in the right lanes.

Firefighters pronounced the man dead at the scene.

A SigAlert was in effect shutting down two right lanes of traffic as police investigated the pedestrian death. The SigAlert was canceled and lanes reopened around 5:40 a.m.

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