STANTON (CBSLA.com) — A man was killed Tuesday morning by a hit-and-run driver in west Orange County.
The bicyclist was struck on Beach Boulevard south of Cerritos Avenue in Stanton, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: Search Warrant Executed To Obtain Black Box Data In Tiger Woods Crash
Deputies responded at 4:43 a.m. and found him lying dead in the roadway.READ MORE: Railroad Worker Killed After 2 Freight Trains ‘Converge’ In Buena Park
The man appears to have been riding out of an alleyway when he fell from his bicycle onto Beach Blvd. and was run over by a vehicle, the OCSD reports.
Witnesses told investigators they saw a dark-colored SUV slow down for a bit and then speed away towards Katella Avenue.MORE NEWS: Small Alligator Discovered During Drug Raid At Port Hueneme Home
Deputies closed off southbound lanes of Beach Blvd. as they investigate the crash.