Fatality investigation underway on Canyon Country freeway on-ramp
By Austin Dave
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

California Highway Patrol officers are conducting an investigation into how a pedestrian was killed on a freeway on-ramp in Canyon Country.

A call was received by 911 operators at 9:48 p.m. to report a collision at the Via Princessa on-ramp to southbound State Route 14, according to CHP Officer Tony Polizzi of the Los Angeles Traffic Management Center.

Responding units from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station sealed off the area to motorists after discovering a body along the north side of the incline.

A SIGAlert was issued for the ramp at 10 p.m., Polizzi said.

CHP units arrived on scene a short time later and assumed command.

No additional information was released.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information is received and vetted for accuracy.

About the author

Austin Dave

Austin Dave

Austin Dave is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He heads The Signal's video news operations while reporting on the Santa Clarita Valley's most impacting topics.

Fatality investigation underway on Canyon Country freeway on-ramp

California Highway Patrol officers are conducting an investigation into how a pedestrian was killed on a freeway on-ramp in Canyon Country.

A call was received by 911 operators at 9:48 p.m. to report a collision at the Via Princessa on-ramp to southbound State Route 14, according to CHP Officer Tony Polizzi of the Los Angeles Traffic Management Center.

Responding units from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station sealed off the area to motorists after discovering a body along the north side of the incline.

A SIGAlert was issued for the ramp at 10 p.m., Polizzi said.

CHP units arrived on scene a short time later and assumed command.

No additional information was released.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information is received and vetted for accuracy.

About the author

Austin Dave

Austin Dave

Austin Dave is an award-winning multimedia journalist. He heads The Signal's video news operations while reporting on the Santa Clarita Valley's most impacting topics.