LAKE FOREST ( — A 52-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Lake Forest early Wednesday.

The victim died at the scene, according to authorities.

Miramin Nazari of Lake Forest was killed near the intersection of Bake Parkway and Dimension Drive at 5:18 a.m., said Orange County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Steve Gil.

The driver of a Toyota Tacoma, who remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, was eastbound when the man was struck, according to Orange County sheriff’s Lt. Jeff Hallock.

A big rig driver who happened on the scene helped block traffic until authorities arrived.

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