Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on 405 Freeway in Westwood

A pedestrian killed on the southbound 405 Freeway in Westwood was the victim of a hit-and-run, according to authorities. 

CHP was called at about 10:15 p.m. Monday to the Wilshire Boulevard off-ramp where they learned a 66-year-old man had been running on the shoulder of the freeway before he was hit. 

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According to CHP, the Long Beach resident died at the scene.

Preliminary reports say the suspect vehicle may be a white Toyota sedan.

The accident led to the closure of the off-ramp and all the southbound freeway lanes, which have since reopened.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information is asked to call police. 

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