Anaheim: Man Dies After Being Struck By Hit & Run Driver In 7-Eleven Parking Lot

08.14.2021 | 12:38 AM | ANAHEIM – A man was dead after being struck by the driver of a vehicle that later fled, early Saturday morning.

The incident was reported as a traffic collision in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven Gas Station, located in the 100 block of West Ball Road, around 12:38 AM.

Units arriving on scene located a male victim suffering from a head injury and transported him to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The driver that struck the pedestrian reportedly fled the scene before law enforcement arrived.

A radio broadcast identified the suspect’s vehicle as a black Lincoln Navigator but police would not confirm that information.

Video shows a cordless drill and a butane lighter among other items scattered within the crime scene.

Investigators are working to determine what led up to the incident and anyone with information is urged to contact the Anaheim Police Department by calling (714) 321-3669.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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