Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Deadly Collision near Vermont Avenue

HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 29, 2022) – Monday evening, a pedestrian crash on Highway 101 claimed the life of one man, police said.

The collision occurred around 9:25 p.m. on southbound lanes of the freeway near Vermont Avenue in East Hollywood.

According to reports, the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado hit a pedestrian in the far left lane of the freeway. Eventually, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, California Highway Patrol officers requested that Caltrans shutdown through-traffic on the freeway for about an hour to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

The two far right lanes of the freeway reopened around 10:20 p.m., but the left lanes were closed for several hours. At this time, an active investigation into the deadly pedestrian crash is still currently underway.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.


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