Whittier man fatally struck by car identified

WHITTIER — Officials Sunday released the name of a Whittier man fatally struck by a car while crossing Whittier Boulevard.
Charley Long Jr., 38, died at the scene of the 10:40 p.m. collision in the 12400 block of Whittier Boulevard, near Mar Vista Avenue, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Investigator Jerry McKibben said.
The driver remained at the scene following the collision, and no crime was initially suspected, Whittier police Sgt. Rob Hanson said.
The cause of the crash remained under investigation, he said, however the pedestrian was initially believed to have crossed the street illegally.
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