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Crossing guard struck, killed in Monterey Park

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A crossing guard was fatally struck by a vehicle Tuesday in Monterey Park.
(Los Angeles Times)

A crossing guard died Tuesday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle in Monterey Park, authorities said.

The man -- whose name was not released -- was hit by a convertible at the intersection of South Garfield Avenue and Elmgate Street, said California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball. He died at the scene.

The accident occurred about 3:45 p.m., the CHP said. It was unclear if the man was in a crosswalk.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, according to the Monterey Park Police Department.

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This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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