A 6-year-old kid and 60-year-old male crossing a Garden Grove crossway were fatally struck by a pickup vehicle Saturday evening, Oct. 12, authorities stated.
The 2 pedestrians went to Yard Grove Boulevard and also Benton Street when they were struck by a pickup truck at around 8:50 p.m., Yard Grove Authorities Lt. Carl Whitney said Sunday. They were both pronounced dead at the scene, police stated.
The man that was struck had a Yard Grove address, Whitney said. Private investigators think the two pedestrians were related in some method, yet it’s unidentified what that connection is at this point, he included.
The vehicle driver of the vehicle, which had no guests, remained at the scene and waited on authorities to show up, according to cops. The driver was reviewed by police officers as well as revealed no indications of problems, they stated.
The cops department is still examining what triggered the crash, Whitney stated.
That consists of establishing what lane the pedestrians remained in when they were struck and what instructions they were walking, Whitney stated.
“The vehicle that hit them was going eastbound on Garden Grove Blvd,” he said.
There is no crosswalk at the junction where both were struck, Whitney said. However it’s not taken into consideration jaywalking currently, he stated, because private investigators are still identifying if they were strolling in an unmarked crosswalk.
Any person that may have seen the accident were asked to call the Yard Grove Authorities Department’s Web traffic Detective Paul Ashby at 714-741-5823.
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