An 86-year-old Glendale man, crossing five traffic lanes with a shopping cart, was struck and killed Wednesday morning a half-mile south of Glendale Community College, police said.
The man, identified as Antranik Melkonian, suffered head trauma and was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to Glendale police.
Police said the man, who was pulling a cart containing groceries and illegally crossing in the 1000 block of North Glendale Avenue, was struck by a 24-year-old driver at about 9:45 a.m.
The driver stopped at the scene and remained there as investigators evaluated him. Police determined he was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The death marks the second pedestrian-involved traffic fatality this year in Glendale.
Abram Mehrabian, who was also 86 years old, was struck and killed struck in January by a vehicle on Western Avenue near Glenoaks Boulevard.