Torrance Police are investigating a traffic accident that left a pedestrian dead.

Officers responded to a collision at the intersection of Western Avenue and Artesia Boulevard early Monday morning. A 2012 Toyota Prius had collided with a pedestrian at the intersection.

Initial reports show that the Toyota was traveling northbound on Western Avenue when it collided with a pedestrian who was crossing Western Avenue from an unknown direction. The female pedestrian was taken to a hospital.

The driver was not injured.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact the Torrance Police Department’s Traffic Division at (310) 618-5557.