Garden Grove

Pedestrian is hit twice, killed

A 22-YEAR-OLD man is dead after being hit by two automobiles in Garden Grove Thursday night.

Update: The man killed in this accident was identified by police on Nov. 21 as Vincent Telez of Garden Grove.

A 22-year-old pedestrian was killed Thursday night in Garden Grove after he was struck by two vehicles.

According to Master Officer Paul Ashby, the incident took place just before 9 p.m. at Brookhurst Street and Crosby Avenue. The victim – whose identity is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin – was pronounced dead at the scene.

The first driver involved stopped and tried to render aid to the pedestrian. The second fled the scene northbound on Brookhurst Street in a vehicle that was described only as a black sedan with “possible front end damage.”

No signs of impairment were found with the first driver and an investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision. Witnesses are asked to call GGPD Traffic Investigator Paul Ashby at (714) 741-5823.

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