Wardell Nelson Jr ID'd Victim Killed in South Los Angeles Pedestrian Crash on Manchester Boulevard and Figueroa Street
South Los Angeles, California (October 6, 2019) - 61-year-old Wardell Nelson Jr, of Los Angeles, has been identified as the man killed in a pedestrian accident on Sunday morning in South Los Angeles, according to a police report.
The wreck was reported at around 3:40 a.m. October 6, on eastbound Manchester Boulevard at Figueroa Street.
Police said Nelson was walking across the street when a vehicle traveling southbound struck him. He laid on the ground motionless, and a Silver Chevy Traverse struck him a second time.
Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
The first vehicle fled the scene, but the driver of the Chevy stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police doing an investigation
The collision is still under investigation.