Santa Ana police seek driver who struck, killed pedestrian
Santa Ana police are searching for the driver of a small, black car who fatally struck a pedestrian Saturday night then fled the scene.
The 43-year-old pedestrian was crossing First Street west of Jackson Street when he was struck by a westbound vehicle about 9:45 p.m. Saturday, said Santa Ana Police Sgt. Ron Faster. The force of the collision threw the man to the sidewalk, where he died before he could be taken to a hospital. Police declined to release the man’s name because his family had yet not been notified.
Witnesses said the car, which fled westbound, might have been a black Honda. The vehicle should have significant damage to the front end, police said. No arrests have been made.
-- Kimi Yoshino