Officials were searching for a hit-and-run driver after discovering a body on the 10 Freeway near downtown Los Angeles Thursday morning.
A report of an animal on the eastbound 10 Freeway in Boyle Heights was made to the California Highway Patrol around 1:44 a.m., according to a news release.
Responding officers found a body lying on the right shoulder of the freeway west of State Street and determined a pedestrian had been struck by an unknown vehicle, according to a statement from the CHP’s Southern Division.
Two lanes were closed until around 5 a.m. due to an investigation.
Anyone with information was asked to contact Officer A. Gabaldon at 213-744-2331.