A man is dead after he was fatally struck by a car in a Maywood road-rage incident Friday night.
The unidentified man was suffering from “injuries to the upper torso” when deputies found him near the intersection of East 58th Street and Atlantic Boulevard at 8:18 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. announced in a press release.
He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Before the man was hit by the car, a road-rage incident occurred, investigators said, and the suspected driver is in custody.
Footage from the scene shows a dark gray sedan inside the police tape, with evidence markers placed atop the vehicle.
That vehicle is believed to be the victim’s car, which he exited before being struck by a green Tahoe, according to Lt. Omar Camacho.
The Tahoe driver initially left the scene, then returned to turn themself in.
The green Tahoe has visible damage to the front of it “consistent with hitting a person,” said Camacho.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.