Man Killed by Car While Walking on Long Beach Sidewalk

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Man struck walking on Long Beach sidewalk
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A man was killed by a vehicle while walking on a sidewalk in Long Beach, police said today.

The crash was reported about 11:05 p.m. Wednesday in the area of East Seventh Street and Channel Drive, said Long Beach police Lt. Omar Martinez.

Joseph Gammoh, 63, a transient, died at the scene, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

Police were investigating what caused the vehicle to be driven onto the sidewalk, Martinez said. Driver impairment was not believed to have been a factor, he added.

The woman who was behind the wheel of the vehicle was cooperating with
the investigation and no arrests were made, Martinez said.

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Man Killed by Car While Walking on Long Beach Sidewalk
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Man Killed by Car While Walking on Long Beach Sidewalk
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A man was killed by a vehicle while walking on a sidewalk in Long Beach, police said today.
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