Woman killed in hit-and-run

A FEMALE pedestrian was fatally struck by a car while walking in Stanton early Sunday morning (Shutterstock).

A woman walking in the area of Beach Boulevard and Lampson Avenue in Stanton was fatally injured when struck by a car early Sunday morning.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department – which provides police services for Stanton – the incident took place around 2:45 a.m. The pedestrian, described only as a woman in her 50s, was struck by a car believed to be a 2007 to 2009 Toyota Camry. The driver left the scene prior to the arrival of deputies.

The public’s help is sought in locating the driver of the vehicle. Anyone with information about the motorist is asked to call the OCSD Dispatch at (714) 647-7000.

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