Pedestrian struck and killed by LAPD patrol car

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09, 2019 A LAPD vehicle parked on 1st Street at Spring Street as the LAPD is increasing patrols around the Civic Center area because government employees have raised concerns about the homeless population in the area. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
An LAPD vehicle is parked on 1st and Spring streets as the LAPD increased patrols in the Civic Center area. A pedestrian was struck and killed by a patrol car in Los Angeles on Friday. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

A pedestrian died after he was hit by an LAPD patrol car in Los Angeles on Friday evening, authorities said.

The crash was reported shortly after 5 p.m. at Century Boulevard and McKinley Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Tony Im said. An ambulance was requested for the pedestrian, who was not conscious or breathing, he said.

The man died at the scene, Im said.

An ambulance also was requested for a 30-year-old officer, who suffered pain to her body and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Im said.

Additional details about the crash were not available.

The incident remained under investigation, Im said.

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