Huntington Beach

Pedestrian fatally hit on Beach

A FEMALE pedestrian was fatally struck by a car while walking in Huntington Beach on Tuesday evening (Shutterstock).

A car vs. pedestrian accident has claimed the life of a woman in Huntington Beach.

According to HBPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Carey, the incident took place Tuesday before 6:30 p.m. on Beach Boulevard, north of Heil Avenue.

Police found that the walker was deceased in the roadway after being struck by a 2004 Toyota Corolla. The driver, a 76-year-old woman, remained at the scene and cooperated with officers.

It doesn’t appear that drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.

Police believe the Toyota was traveling south on Beach and struck the pedestrian who was in the roadway – outside of the crosswalk – north of Heil Avenue.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or events leading up to it is urged to contact HBPD traffic investigators at (714) 546-5670, (714) 536-5666 or (714) 536-5231.



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