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Update: Man Killed by SUV as He Steps Off LB Curb

Long Beach crash on Seventh Street leaves one man dead.

A man was fatally struck by a sport utility vehicle as he stepped off a curb at Seventh Street in Long Beach Friday night, police said.

Witnesses reported the man, whose name and age were not immediately available, was hit by a westbound Range Rover about 6:45 p.m. in the 6100 block of East Seventh Street, said Long Beach police Cpl. John Fagan.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Fagan said. The driver of the Range Rover stopped after the crash and was not cited, Fagan said.

-City News Service

An updated Patch story can be found here

hf2hvit January 26, 2013 at 01:25 PM
Was the author (and proofreader?) drunk?
Nancy Wride (Editor) January 26, 2013 at 09:33 PM
Thanks for your sharp eye for catching the duplication in the first paragraph, and it was 1 a.m., which might explain seeing double. :D
Pat Towner January 27, 2013 at 03:56 PM
Gee, isn't this spot the start of the freeway, because most drivers think it is. It is time we get someone to slow down the traffic along this street---we have had more than our share of accidents. Thanks Pat Towner, President University Park Estates Neighborhood Association
Nancy Wride (Editor) January 28, 2013 at 02:32 AM
Good to know, Pat.

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