Huntington Beach

Pedestrian killed crossing HB street

A MAN man died early Saturday morning in Huntington Beach when he was struck by two autos while trying to cross Beach Boulevard.

A MAN  died early Saturday morning in Huntington Beach when he was struck by two autos while trying to cross Beach Boulevard.

UPDATE: The Orange County Coroner’s office has identified the decedent as Gene Oquin, 59.

A man was killed when walking across a street in Huntington Beach early Saturday morning. According to the HBPD, the pedestrian was struck by two vehicles while crossing Beach Boulevard near Terry Drive.

HBPD-shoulder-patch-61r1w3vwjfrooiczqaavs0v9sfkbt6pers44yteieg2The man, who has not been identified, sought to cross the street from the west, walking east at about 2:30 a.m. and not in a crosswalk. He was in the northbound lanes when he was hit by a red Nissan truck, and then by a white Toyota Prius.

Police say that impairment of the drivers – such as alcohol – doesn’t appear to be a factor. No citations were issued or arrests made. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Huntington Beach Police Accident Investigator Robert Barr at (714) 536-5666 or Accident Investigator Josh Page at (714) 536-5670. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (714) 960-8811.

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