Pedestrian Killed in Fullerton Collision; Driver Arrested

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FULLERTON (CNS) - A man attempting to cross a street in Fullerton was struck and killed by vehicle whose driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI, police said today.

Officers were called at 9:13 p.m. Thursday to Chapman Avenue and Victoria Drive where they found a man who had been struck by a vehicle, according to Sgt. Brandon Coyle, the Fullerton Police Department's public information officer.

The man was laying in the eastbound lanes of Chapman Avenue, near Annin Avenue, with significant traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, Coyle said.

The driver remained at the scene and was arrested after a drug recognition expert conducted a field driving under the influence investigation.

The cause of the collision was under investigation.

Any witnesses with information about the collision are asked to call Fullerton Police Department Traffic Accident Investigator Heather Barclay at 714-738-6815.

Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS or can visit their website at

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