Long Beach man killed in crash on 405 in Torrance
A 49-year-old Long Beach man was killed Friday when he got out of his vehicle after an accident on the northbound 405 Freeway in Torrance and was struck by another vehicle, authorities said.
The collision in the HOV lane occurred about 5:10 a.m. just north of Artesia Boulevard, the California Highway Patrol reported. The man died at the scene of the accident, CHP Officer Jennifer Cassidy said.
County coroner’s officials identified the fatally injured motorist as Joseph Montross.