An 80-year-old male pedestrian was killed this afternoon after he was struck by a SUV in the area of Hellman and Hathaway, just west of Atlantic, authorities said.
The Alhambra Police Department received a call about the incident at 3:05pm. The driver, a female in her 30s, stopped the vehicle after she'd dragged the victim for some distance, said Sergeant Gerald Johnson of the APD. The car stopped north of Wetherhead Dr in Alhambra. The driver remained at the scene when authorities arrived. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The police are trying to determine the precise locations of where the crash occurred and ended. While the victim ended up in Alhambra, the initial contact at Hathaway and Hellman is located at the north border of Monterey Park. The incident falls under the jurisdiction of Monterey Park. The Monterey Park Police Department are in charge of the investigation.