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Colorado man killed crossing 101 Freeway

March 13, 2011 | 11:48 am

A 35-year-old Colorado man was killed while trying to cross the 101 Freeway near the Hollywood Bowl late Saturday.
The accident occurred just before 11 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Cahuenga Boulevard, according to  the California Highway Patrol.

Witnesses said the man, whose name was not released, appeared to be under the influence of intoxicants as he staggered into the northbound lanes, jumped over the center divider and was struck on the southbound side by a Mini Cooper.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, said CHP Officer Ed Jacobs. The driver of the Mini Cooper, a 27-year-old Torrance woman, was not injured.

-- Carla Rivera