BUENA PARK (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday in Orange County.
The accident was reported at 2:28 a.m. in the 6800 block S. Knott Avenue, just north of Orangethorpe Avenue, in Buena Park, police said.READ MORE: Orange County Passes 6,000 Deaths For COVID-19
According to authorities, a man involved in a single-car crash got out of his vehicle near the center divider and was hit by a commercial truck traveling southbound.READ MORE: LADWP Offering Rebates Up To $2 Million To Property Owners Who Install Large Water-Conservation Systems
The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the disabled vehicle suffered minor injuries.
The truck driver stopped at the scene and will likely not face charges, police said.MORE NEWS: Help Needed To Identify Hit-And-Run Victim Being Treated At Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
The accident happened in front of Buena Park Junior High School.