30-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck near Slater Avenue

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (November 10, 2022) – Early Monday morning, Michael Klassen was killed in a pedestrian crash on Beach Boulevard.

Officers responded to the incident around 2:30 a.m., north of Slater Avenue in Huntington Beach.

Furthermore, according to the police, a gray Jeep Compass going north past the intersection struck a man in the northbound lanes.

Responding units pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. Later, the county coroner’s office identified the deceased victim as 30-year-old Klassen of Laguna Niguel.

Meanwhile, the 50-year-old Jeep driver from Fountain Valley remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.

Authorities said drugs and alcohol do not appear to factor in the collision.

At this time, Huntington Beach officials are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the traffic investigator at (714) 536-5670.

Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Michael Klassen. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

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