11.19.2022 | 1:14 AM | GARDEN GROVE – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, early Saturday morning.
The pedestrian, who has yet to be identified, was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of Katella Avenue and Magnolia Street around 1:14 PM.
The driver that struck the pedestrian fled the scene in the vehicle, described by witnesses as a white pickup truck, and is being sought by authorities.
All eastbound lanes of Katella were expected to remain closed until 6:00 AM while authorities investigated the deadly hit-and-run traffic collision.
Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact the California Highway Patrol’s Westminster Office at (714) 892-4426.
Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at www.occrimestoppers.org.