A woman walking in a street in Stanton was fatally struck by a car Tuesday night.
According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department – which provides police services for Stanton – the incident took place around 9 p.m. in the 7600 block of Katella Avenue near Dale Street.
Arriving deputies found a woman lying in the street. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
It’s possible she was outside of a marked crosswalk at the time of the incident, according to the OCSD. The driver of the vehicle was taken to a hospital to be tested for possible driving under the influence.
The name of the victim was not revealed by authorities.