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Pedestrian Killed On 57 Freeway In Fullerton

The southbound lanes of the freeway were shut down for several hours.

By CBS Los Angeles , in Los Angeles , at August 23, 2021

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FULLERTON (CBSLA) – A pedestrian was struck and killed on the 57 Freeway in Fullerton early Monday morning, backing up traffic for miles.

Aug. 23, 2021. (CBSLA)

The collision occurred just after 5 a.m. on the southbound 57 Freeway, just north of the Imperial Highway.

The victim was not immediately identified. The circumstances of the collision were unclear.

A Sig Alert was issued and all southbound lanes were shut down. They remained closed as of 7 a.m. Commuters were advised to avoid the area.