Fatal Pedestrian Crash near Figueroa Street Leads to Arrest

SANTA ANA, CA (March 2, 2023) – Monday morning, a hit-and-run on First Street claimed the life of a pedestrian. The incident happened around 3:20 a.m. at the intersection of First Steet and Figueroa Street. According to investigations, a vehicle traveling the eastbound lanes of First Street hit a man walking in the same direction. However, the driver did not render aid to the victim and fled the scene before the authorities arrived. Unfortunately, the Orange County Fire personnel declared the male pedestrian dead at the scene. His name remains undisclosed pending notification from the next of kin. Detectives managed to locate the suspect’s vehicle parked at a residence and arrested the driver for hit-and-run and suspected DUI. Those with further information about the First Street hit-and-run can contact investigator K. Briley at 714-245-8215.
The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.
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