The Coroner’s Office Sunday released the name of a 19-year-old man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while lying on the Harbor (110) Freeway in Carson.

The man was identified as Gabriel Galvez, of Carson, according to the coroner’s office.

Officers were dispatched at 12:39 a.m. Saturday to the southbound freeway, north of Carson Street, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Galvez was lying in the No. 2 lane of the southbound freeway, where he was struck by a 1999 Lexus that was going between 65 to 70 mph, the CHP said. He was pronounced dead at the scene and the 17-year-old boy driving the Lexus was not injured.

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