Carlos Ceron, 50, of Long Beach was standing on the south sidewalk of Pacific Coast Highway when he was struck by a Nissan

Carlos Ceron
Pedestrian Killed in Violent 2-Vehicle Crash Outside 7-Eleven in Long Beach Identified

Long Beach, Calif. – The authorities have released the name of a man who was struck and killed while standing on a sidewalk on Pacific Coast Highway following a violent two-vehicle crash in Long Beach.

Carlos Ceron, 50, of Long Beach, was fatally injured and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner.

The fatal collision happened about 5:50 p.m. Monday at Highway 1 and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Reportedly, a 20-year-old Long Beach man was driving a 2010 Nissan 350Z eastbound on Pacific Coast Highway at a high rate of speed.

A 50-year-old Long Beach woman operating a 2017 Jeep Cherokee turned left from westbound Pacific Coast Highway to southbound Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in front of the Nissan.

The two vehicles collided and the impact caused the Nissan to hit Carlos Ceron who was standing on the south sidewalk of PCH.

The driver of the Nissan was hospitalized with minor injuries. The Jeep driver complained of pain but refused medical attention at the scene.

Long Beach Police Department says speed is being investigated as a factor in the crash.

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