A pedestrian died after being struck by two vehicles at Marquardt Avenue and Imperial Highway in Whittier

Whittier Pedestrian Accident
1 Killed in Whittier Pedestrian Accident at Marquardt Ave and Imperial Hwy

Los Angeles, CA – A pedestrian died after being struck by two vehicles in Whittier on Wednesday night.

At around 9:27 p.m., the California Highway Patrol responded to reports of a pedestrian accident in the area of Marquardt Avenue and Imperial Highway.

A pedestrian was reportedly struck by two vehicles in unclear circumstances.

The victim was killed in the accident.

The name of the deceased person was not immediately disclosed.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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