Update: The Orange County Coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the man killed in Sunday’s hit-and-run as Thomas Hess of Anaheim.
A 55-year-old man was fatally injured in a hit-and-run accident late Sunday morning night when struck crossing Chapman Avenue in Garden. According to Lt. Bob Bogue of the GGPD, the man was pushing a shopping cart southbound across the street west of Haster Street at about 11:30 p.m.
There was not a marked crosswalk where he was walking and was struck by a white vehicle, possibly a sedan. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver fled the scene in his auto before police arrived. Left behind was a side mirror found at the scene of the collision.
Witnesses who may have seen the accident are asked to contact the GGPD’s Traffic Accident Investigation Unit at (714) 741-5823.
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