NEWS Pedestrian killed in Simi Valley; truck accident slows 101 Freeway in Ventura

Simi Valley Police Department

A pedestrian was killed in Simi Valley Tuesday night, closing a road there.

Other crashes Tuesday night blocked roads in Ventura and Oxnard.

The Simi Valley incident occurred around 5:34 p.m. in the 2300 block of Alamo Street, according to the Simi Valley Police Department.

A male pedestrian was taken to hospital but died of his injuries, Cmdr said. Lincoln Purcell.

The man was later said to be a 70-year-old Simi Valley resident. He was apparently crossing the road near a pedestrian crossing when the accident occurred.

The vehicle, a Ford F-150 pickup truck, was driven by a Simi Valley man in his 50s who was cooperative and remained at the scene, Purcell said.

The department’s initial investigation found no signs of the driver being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Purcell said, although the incident remains under investigation.

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