SLAYING, SUICIDE ADD TO FREEWAY CASUALTIES.Byline: Daily News
A naked man crawling on the pavement and a rider whose motorcycle hit a center divider died Saturday on Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, roads, and authorities also were investigating the apparent slaying of a woman whose body was thrown into traffic on the Glendale Freeway The Glendale Freeway is a minor freeway in the Los Angeles, California, USA, metropolitan area. It runs from Glendale Boulevard in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles to Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge. Throughout its length, it is signed as California State Route 2. .
A 45-year-old Santa Monica Santa Monica (săn`tə mŏn`ĭkə), city (1990 pop. 86,905), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1886. Tourism and retailing are important, and the city has motion-picture, biotechnology, and software industries. man, apparently suicidal and trying to get killed, was seen crawling on the northbound lanes of the Golden State Freeway The Golden State Freeway is a north-south freeway running through Kern County and Los Angeles County, California. Originally built as U.S. Highway 99, it was re-signed as Interstate 5 in 1964. in Sun Valley around 1:51 a.m., said CHP CHP Chapter
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CHP Community Health Plan Officer Frank Sansone. A sports-utility vehicle hit the man near Lankershim Boulevard.
In Glassell Park, a woman was seen falling from the back of a pickup truck onto the northbound lanes of the Glendale Freeway, where a car driven by a 21-year-old Glendale woman ran over the body around 2:20 a.m. Saturday. Police later determined that the 40-year-old victim had been dead before she was hit by the car.
Officers closed the two right lanes of the freeway just south of Verdugo until shortly before 8 a.m. in the investigation of the apparent homicide.
In Palmdale, 48-year-old Gerald Sargent of Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. died around 3:10 a.m. Saturday when he was driving his 1985 Susuki motorcycle, along with other riders in a club, south on the Antelope Freeway at Sierra Highway, officials said.
Sargent's motorcycle drifted into the center gravel divider, where he lost control of it, was ejected and hit a metal guard rail, said Sansone.