(L.A.) Princess Sauve King, 24, Died on the 101 Freeway

Case Number: 2023-10261

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 24-year-old Black female that occurred on the Hollywood (101) Freeway near Echo Park.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Princess Sauve King.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Multiple Traumatic Injuries

RIP PRINCESS SAUVE KING (June 28, 1999 – August 8, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 3:55 a.m.

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All lanes of the southbound 101 Freeway in the Echo Park area were shut down for hours Tuesday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed.

The collision happened at around 3:45 a.m. at Alvarado Street and the southbound freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian was hit by a big rig or semi-truck. It is unclear what she was doing on the freeway.