Officers closed two lanes on the 5 Freeway early Tuesday morning after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal collision was reported around 12:52 a.m. on the Northbound 5 Freeway near State Street in Boyle Heights, according to the CHP.
The victim, a man in his 50s, died at the scene, according to the CHP.
Two right lanes were shut down until further notice, according to the CHP.
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The driver who struck the man stayed at the scene. It was unclear why the man was on the freeway, according to the CHP.