Pedestrian Hit by Truck at Vermont and Century in South Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 26, 2019) — A pedestrian was struck and killed early Tuesday morning at Century Boulevard and Vermont Avenue.
The victim has been identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner as Steven Christopher Foster, 47, of Los Angeles.
The crash took place about 5:20 a.m. at this South Los Angeles intersection. The victim was struck by an oncoming commercial truck and fatally injured, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Los Angeles County Fire Department was called and the person died at the scene of the crash at 5:32 a.m.
The truck driver stopped and cooperated with the police investigation into liability for the collision.
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CHP 911 DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00370 Type: Fatality Location: W Century Blvd / S Vermont Ave Loc Desc: CC#2018-02394 Lat/Lon: 33.945478 -118.291892
8:14 AM 13  TMC COPIES ALL LANES OPEN
7:54 AM 12  [Notification] [CHP]-PER 79-12 ALL LANES OPEN [Shared]
7:12 AM 11  79-S10 CORONER 1097 AT 0702
5:56 AM 10  TWO LEFT TURNS LANES FROM NB VERMONT TO WB CENTURY BLKD // EB CENTURY IS ALSO BLOCKED
5:55 AM 9  [Notification] [CHP]-IS INTERSECTION BLOCKED? MEDIA INQUIRY – THANKS [Shared]
5:47 AM 8  79-S10 LACOFD PRONOUNCED 1144 @ 0532 HRS / ENG 14, MEDIC MUNGIA / REQ ROLL CORONER
5:39 AM 7  REQ ETA FOR LACOFD
5:39 AM 6  [Notification] [CHP]-SLASO 97 – REQ ETA IF POSS, PLS AND THX [Shared]
5:36 AM 5  1039 LAPD INC 596
5:34 AM 4  79-12 CPYS LINE 6 / NEG ETA GIVEN
5:33 AM 3  [Notification] [CHP]-LACOFD IS LL – REQ ETA THANKS
5:23 AM 2  APPEARS TO BE A COMMERCIAL TRK VS PED
5:22 AM 1  VEH VS PED
5:24 AM 21 Unit Assigned
5:24 AM 20 Unit Enroute