A man was found dead on a San Fernando Valley freeway off-ramp on Saturday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver, according to California Highway Patrol officials.
The man’s body was found on the northbound 170 Freeway’s Sherman Way off-ramp, bordering Valley Glen and North Hollywood, shortly before 1 a.m., CHP Officer Monica Posada said.
The man was the victim of a hit-and-run, and investigators were searching for witnesses, Posada said.
The identity of the man who died was not yet known, but he was described as a black man around 23 years old.
The freeway’s two right lanes and Sherman Way off-ramp were expected to be closed until about 3 a.m.
No further information was made available.