Orange County

Fatal hit and run in Santa Ana

A FATAL HIT-AND RUN accident took place in Santa Ana Friday night (Shutterstock).

Santa Ana police are searching for a Jeep and its driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident Friday night.

According to the SAPD, the incident took place at around 9:25 p.m. in the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and McFadden Avenue. Responding officers found a male down in the roadway. He had suffered major injuries.

Orange County Fire Authority personnel responded and treated him before pronouncing him dead at the scene.

Police believe that he was standing on the center median of McFadden Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle – identified as a white Jeep – headed west. The automobile left the scene before police officers arrived.

The collision is under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the SAPD at (714) 245-8216.

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