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Man, 81, Killed After Walking Onto Freeway

An 81-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a car as he walked into traffic on the Ventura Freeway in Agoura Hills, officials said Saturday.

California Highway Patrol Officer Marcy Blackman said the man, whose identity was not released, was walking along the eastbound lanes of the freeway, west of Liberty Canyon Road, around 10 p.m. Friday when he stepped into the path of an oncoming car.

It was not known why the man was walking along the roadway. Witnesses said he seemed disoriented as he tried to make his way across the freeway, Blackman said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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