SEAL BEACH : Pedestrian Killed at Freeway Transition

A 46-year-old Wilmington man was struck by a car and killed as he ran across the freeway in Seal Beach on Monday night, police said.

The man, whose name was not released pending notification of family members, was struck about 9:20 p.m. as he crossed the transition road that links the eastbound Garden Grove Freeway to the northbound San Gabriel Freeway, California Highway Patrol Officer Joan Rivas said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rivas said it was not known why the man was crossing the freeway.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the man was not injured and he was not cited by authorities.

CHP investigators were seeking witnesses, who are asked to call the agency's Westminster office at (714) 892-4426.

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