UPDATE: Pedestrian Dies From Injuries Sustained During Monday Morning Car Crash

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A Google Maps screenshot of the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Market Street. 

UPDATE | A man struck by a vehicle in North Long Beach Monday morning has died from his injuries, authorities said Tuesday.

The victim, identified only as a 78-year-old Long Beach resident pending notification of kin, was struck at about 6:00AM Monday by a 2008 Chevy Equinox when he was crossing eastbound on Long Beach Boulevard mid-block, between Market and Plymouth streets, according to a release from the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

“The Chevy was traveling northbound on Long Beach Boulevard in the #1 lane from Plymouth Street at the time of the collision, and being driven by a 24-year-old female resident of Hawthorne,” the release stated.

Arriving officers found the pedestrian critically injured and unconscious. Long Beach paramedics transported him to a local hospital.

The driver, who remained at the scene, was questioned and released.

Hospital personnel notified LBPD officials on Tuesday, April 5 that the pedestrian had died from his injuries, officials stated.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to call Long Beach Police Collision Investigation Detective David Lauro at 562.570.7355. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1.800.222.TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visitingwww.lacrimestoppers.org.

PREVIOUSLY: Pedestrian Hospitalized Following Vehicle Collision in North Long Beach Monday Morning

4/4/16 at 2:35PM | Parts of Long Beach Boulevard in North Long Beach were shut down Monday morning by police investigating a traffic collision that sent a male pedestrian to a local hospital, authorities said.

Police responded to the traffic collision near Long Beach Boulevard and Market Street at 6:06AM on Monday, April 4, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Marlene Arrona said.

Officials said the incident involved a vehicle and a male adult pedestrian who was transported by paramedics to a local hospital.

The crash caused Long Beach Boulevard, between 53rd and Market streets, to close until 8:50AM, according to Arrona.

Police did not say how the crash occurred. The investigation is ongoing.

The man’s condition is unknown at this time.

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Stephanie Rivera is the community engagement editor for the Long Beach Post. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015.
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