A CHP cruiser. Photo by John Schreiber.
A CHP cruiser. Photo by John Schreiber.

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway in Compton early Tuesday, authorities said.

The man was struck near the Alondra Boulevard exit around 3 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol online incident log.

The two right lanes of the southbound freeway were shut down while an investigation was conducted and reopened about 5:10 a.m., the CHP reported.

—City News Service

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