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Man Killed on I-5 Ramp in East Village

Traffic near the busy interchange was affected as officers and medics responded to the scene

NBC Boston

A car struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday on an East Village-area freeway interchange, authorities reported.

The 20-year-old Las Vegas man had just gotten out of a car he had been riding in and was walking on the ramp from southbound Interstate 5 to eastbound state Route 94 when the vehicle hit him at about 6 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

His name was withheld pending family notification.

The fatal accident forced a roughly two-hour closure of the freeway connector, CHP spokesman Sal Castro said.