STANTON (CBSLA.com) — A cyclist was killed Wednesday by a hit-and-run driver in Stanton, authorities said.
The crash was reported at 2:40 a.m. at Chapman Avenue and Beach Boulevard, Orange County Sheriff’s Lt. Nathan Wilson said.READ MORE: Fugitive Wanted For Downtown LA Hit-And-Run In Stolen Truck Which Severely Injured Woman Apprehended In Arizona
The cyclist, whose age and gender were not immediately reported, was taken to the hospital in critical condition, Wilson said. He later died from his injuries, sheriff’s Lt. John Roache said.
The vehicle that struck the cyclist was described as silver or champagne in color and possibly a Nissan. One person was detained by Garden Grove police based on the info released by the sheriff’s department.READ MORE: Javier Castaneda Of Canoga Park Facing Attempted Murder Charge In 118 Freeway Road Rage Shooting
The suspect, described as a 44-year-old man, was eventually arrested for an alleged probation violation, but as of midday, he had not been booked in connection with the hit-and-run.
A sheriff’s spokesman said that no outstanding suspects in the hit-and-run were believed to still be at large.MORE NEWS: Two-Alarm Blaze Damages Apartment Building In Anaheim, 11 Residents Displaced
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