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Authorities investigate death of Glendale man who was standing on freeway

Authorities investigate death of Glendale man who was standing on freeway
A 34-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle while he stood on a freeway transition road in Eagle Rock sometime Friday morning. (Glendale News-Press)

A Glendale man was killed Friday morning after a vehicle struck him while he was standing outside his car on a freeway transition road in Eagle Rock, according to authorities.

Joseph Francisco Chang, 34, was killed sometime around 9:40 a.m. while he stood next to his car in the transition road between the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway and northbound Glendale (2) Freeway. Officer Xavier Bejar, a spokesman with the California Highway Patrol, said it’s unknown why or exactly where Chang was standing in the road.

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Bejar said detectives are investigating his death as a possible suicide.

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