Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A 76-year-old crossing guard who was struck and killed by a car in Monterey Park was identified Wednesday by the coroner’s office.

Abel Castellanos of Monterey Park died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.

The accident that claimed Castellanos’ life occurred at Garfield and Elmgate avenues at 3:42 p.m., directly across from Monterey Park Fire Station 42.

The driver of the car that struck Castellanos did not attempt to flee. No arrests have been made.

The California Highway Patrol was investigating the collision, CHP Officer Peter Bishop said.

—City News Service

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