Local News in Brief : Man Trying to Cross Freeway Killed by Car

Aman attempting to cross the southbound Golden State Freeway in Sun Valley was killed when he was struck by a car in the fast lane, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday.

Daniel Rodriguez, 23, of North Hollywood was killed at 11:40 p.m. Sunday just south of the Laurel Canyon Boulevard exit, officials said. The driver of the car, William Upfold, 30, of Madera, Calif., was not cited, officials said.

CHP officers said they had been unable to determine why Rodriguez was trying to cross the freeway. They said they found no automobile belonging to him, indicating that he was not a motorist with car trouble.

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