1 Dead in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident on Harbor Boulevard
SANTA ANA, CA (July 19, 2020) – On Friday night, Norman Kent died in a hit-and-run crash on Harbor Boulevard in Santa Ana.
The authorities received several reports of a man lying on the road at about 9:25 p.m. The incident happened on Harbor Boulevard and McFadden Avenue.
When the Orange County Fire Authority paramedics arrived, they tried to treat the person. However, he succumbed to his injuries before he could be transported to a hospital.
Meanwhile, an Orange County Coroner’s officer revealed the identity of the deceased as 81-year-old Norman Kent of Garden Grove. At this time, the autopsy hasn’t been performed on the victim’s body.
Moreover, the detectives suspect that Norman Kent stood on the center median of McFadden Avenue near Harbor Boulevard. However, a white Jeep Cherokee hit him and fled the scene, heading west.
According to Santa Ana Police Commander Manny Moreno, the SUV would have probable front-end damage.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities are asking for the public’s help. They urged anyone with information about the crash to call the Santa Ana Police Department’s Collision Investigation Unit at 714-245-8216.
With heavy hearts, we send our sympathies to the family and friends of the victim of the accident on Norman Kent.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
As the public moves to spend their limited time outside, the danger of those on foot increases.
Indeed, a surge in accidents involving individuals continues in the U.S.
Moreover, according to NHTSA reports, California had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in 2017.
A pedestrian accident is an accident in which a person on foot is struck by a vehicle.
Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says, “Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see and they also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and intersections.”
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