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    Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by a Vehicle in West Hollywood

    A female pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in West Hollywood at the 8900 Block of W. Sunset Boulevard near the Hammond Street intersection. The incident occurred at roughly 12:30 a.m Tuesday morning. Witnesses say the woman was crossing on a red light when she was hit by a dark grey steel metallic Honda Pilot, which smashed into another vehicle while driving east.

    Pedestrian struck by a vehicle in West Hollywood – WEHO TIMES
    Pedestrian struck by a vehicle in West Hollywood – WEHO TIMES
    Pedestrian struck by a vehicle in West Hollywood – WEHO TIMES

    According to eye witnesses, it was a quiet Monday night/Tuesday morning on the Sunset Strip when West Hollywood Sheriff deputies responded to a pedestrian being stuck by a vehicle. A comment on Citizen App reports that sheriff deputies performed CPR before the motionless woman was covered from view with a white sheet.

    “I can confirm at least one person deceased at the location,” posted commenter @semibluff who was on the scene.

    Photos showing two males sitting on the sidewalk have been identified as friends of the victim.

    According to reports the driver was cooperative with deputies. The driver was not intoxicated according to reports. No arrests were made.

    The woman’s identity has not yet been released by authorities.

    Pedestrian struck by a vehicle in West Hollywood – WEHO TIMES

    This story has been updated.

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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at editor@wehotimes.com
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    Tom
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    4 months ago

    So sad. From reports on other news sites, it sounds like the driver may have been exceeding the 35mph speed limit. I hope police do a real investigation into the cause of this rather than accepting initial reports that “the victim was crossing on a red light”. How does a driver fail to see someone directly in front of them? Were they distracted or otherwise impaired? WeHo should consider additional median landscaping and other traffic calming along this stretch as people often drive way too fast. Even the 35mph speed limit may be too much for an area with so… Read more »

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