Pedestrian Killed in Huntington Beach

Traffic accident.Young man hit by a car

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HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) - A Huntington Beach traffic detail is investigating a fatal accident Saturday that killed a 49-year-old man.

Huntington Beach police were called at approximately 6:52 p.m. Friday to Slater Avenue, west of Keelson Lane, where they found the victim lying in the road, Sgt. Mike Thomas said.

Police learned the pedestrian was walking outside the crosswalk when he was struck by a 22 -year-old Huntington Beach man driving a white Chevrolet Silverado truck on Slater, Thomas said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Thomas said alcohol or drugs did not appear to be a factor in the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it was encouraged to call 714-536-5666.

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