05.21.2022 | 1:08 AM | SANTA ANA – A female walking in lanes of a freeway was struck and killed by a passing motorist, early Saturday morning.
Officers were responding to reports of a woman in a black hoodie walking in middle lanes of the northbound SR-55 Freeway just south of 17th Street around 1:08 AM.
While responding additional callers reported that the woman had been struck by a grey 2006 Chevrolet Silverado and was down in lanes.
When authorities arrived they located the woman deceased in lanes along with the Chevrolet that struck her stopped nearby.
It remains unclear why the female was walking in lanes of the freeway.
Three lanes were closed until further notice while authorities worked to investigate the deadly collision.