A 72 year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a van traveling on Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday morning, police say.
The victim was walking north in the crosswalk at Arroyo Drive when the van, driven by a 77 year-old Los Angeles man, hit him, South Pasadena police report.
Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene a short while later. Police have not identified either the victim or the driver.
â€œThe investigation is continuing and we anticipate filing vehicular manslaughter charges,â€ South Pasadena Chief of Police Joseph Payne said in a written statement.
Police say there were are no signs of intoxication of the driver, and blood toxicology is pending.