On Friday, August 12, 2016 at approximately 8:33 p.m., officers were dispatched to Studebaker Road and Barbanell Street regarding an injury traffic collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian, which resulted in the death of the pedestrian.
When Officers arrived on scene, they discovered the pedestrian lying unconscious on Studebaker Road being treated by Good Samaritans already on scene. The pedestrian was transported by Long Beach Fire Department Paramedics to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 19-year-old male resident of Los Alamitos, was driving his 2004 Saturn north on Studebaker Road while the pedestrian was walking westbound across Studebaker Road at Barbanell Street. The driver of the Saturn did not see the pedestrian and struck him.
The pedestrian is only being identified as a 77-year-old male resident of Long Beach. The driver of the Saturn remained at the scene, has a valid driver's license and insurance, and was not injured.
Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to call Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigation Detail Detective Steve Fox at (562) 570-7355.