Party Bus Passenger Killed on the 101 Freeway
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A party apparently went out of bounds on the 101 freeway near Universal City when a 24-year-old man either jumped out of a bus or was ejected and ended up being fatally struck by traffic, authorities said.
The death on the southbound 101 freeway, north of Barham Boulevard, was reported at 12:24 a.m. yesterday, according to the L.A. Fire Department's Brian Humphrey:
The person was "found deceased," possibly in the roadway itself, Humphrey said. The death prompted a lane closure, he said.
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CHP Officer Monica Posada told City News Service that "for an unknown reason, an individual exited the bus and was subsequently struck by an unknown number of vehicles."
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The Associated Press says the man, however, was "ejected" from the vehicle, attributing that info to the CHP as well.
The man had yet to be identified.
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