Authorities identify pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in WestLong Beach

Authorities today identified a pedestrian who was struck and fatally injured by a vehicle in West Long Beach.

Kenneth Mabray, 51, of Long Beach, was struck at about 10 p.m. June 2 near Santa Fe Avenue and 16th Street and died about four hours later at a hospital, according to the coroner’s office and the Long Beach Police Department.

“The pedestrian was crossing through the middle of the intersection eastbound outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by the vehicle, which was traveling north on Santa Fe Avenue at 16th Street,” according to a police statement. “It is suspected the pedestrian consumed alcohol prior to the collision, pending toxicology reports.”

The unnamed driver remained on scene and cooperated with investigators, according to police, who said the man possessed a valid driver’s license and insurance and is not suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call police at 562-570-7355, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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