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A man was fatally injured when he was struck by a car while crossing a street in Torrance, police said Tuesday.

The pedestrian was walking outside of a crosswalk when he was struck about 8:15 p.m. Monday on eastbound Pacific Coast Highway near Ocean Avenue, Torrance police said. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The man, in his 30s, died at a hospital. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

Police closed the eastbound lanes of PCH from Anza Avenue to Hawthorne Boulevard for the investigation.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call Torrance police at (310) 618-5557.

–City News Service

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