11.03.2022 | 9:11 PM | IRVINE – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash prompting a search for the driver responsible, Thursday night.
First responders found the pedestrian, who has yet to be publicly identified, down in southbound lanes in the 2200 block of Von Karman Avenue, north of Dupont Drive, around 9:11 PM.
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene despite the attempts of medics to revive them.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene and is being sought by authorities.
No description of the driver or their vehicle was immediately available.
All lanes of Von Karman Avenue are closed between Dupont and Michelson drives until further notice while authorities investigate the deadly hit-and-run crash.
Anyone with information regarding the fatal crash should contact the Irvine Police Department at (949) 724-7000.