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Illinois man struck by car on Coast Highway

September 12, 2011

A male pedestrian was hit by a car at the corner of Coast Highway and Aster Street late Thursday night.

Police report that an Illinois man was arguing with his girlfriend at 9:51 p.m. During the altercation he told her she was leaving and ran across Coast Highway when traffic was not at a stop.

He was hit by a vehicle traveling south and was thrown into the air. He landed on the hood of a car traveling the opposite direction in the left turn lane.

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He seriously injured his left arm, had a laceration on his head and was scraped up. Police report that he is expected to fully recover.

—Joanna Clay

Joanna.clay@latimes.com

Twitter: @joannaclay

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