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Hit and Run Traffic Fatality at Beach Boulevard, North of Knoxville Avenue

by: Jessica Cuchilla
Published: May 29, 2023


HUNTINGTON BEACH...On Monday, May 29, 2023, at approximately 4:00 a.m., the Huntington Beach Police Department (HBPD) responded to Beach Boulevard, north of Knoxville Avenue, regarding a pedestrian down on the roadway.

Upon arrival, officers located a 51-year-old male from Huntington Beach. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Based on the preliminary investigation, the individual appears to have been struck by an unknown vehicle in the northbound lanes of Beach Boulevard north of Knoxville Avenue. Currently, there is no known description of the vehicle that fled the scene.

The collision investigation is ongoing and being handled by the HBPD Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it is encouraged to contact HBPD Traffic Investigator D. Demetre at (714) 536-5670.


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