Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Vehicle in South L.A.

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A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in South L.A. on March 25, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in the Vermont Knolls area of South L.A. Wednesday morning, on-scene officials said.

The pedestrian was struck at South Vermont Avenue and West 83rd Street (map) around 6:30 a.m., the officials said.

Sky5 aerial footage showed a sheet over the body, which was not located in a crosswalk. It wasn’t clear where the collision occurred.

A white car with a shattered front windshield remained at the scene.

In a separate incident, a vehicle struck a pedestrian in Manhattan Beach, police Lt. Ryan Small said.

The driver remained at the scene and the pedestrian was hospitalized. Their condition was not known, Small said.

A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Manhattan Beach on March 25, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Manhattan Beach on March 25, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

Drivers were asked to avoid northbound Sepulveda Boulevard between Eighth Street and Artesia Boulevard (map), the Manhattan Beach Police Department stated in a news release.

The incident was reported on police logs around 5:37 a.m.