1 dead after 4 pedestrians struck by hit-and-run driver in Anaheim

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Saturday, January 6, 2024
1 dead after 3 pedestrians struck by hit-and-run driver in Anaheim
A driver fled the scene after striking three pedestrians in Anaheim, killing one, authorities say.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman is dead and three others were injured after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver in two separate crashes in Anaheim.

The first collision happened Friday around 5 p.m. near Harbor Boulevard and Katella Avenue, where three pedestrians were struck, Anaheim police Sgt. John McClintock said. The location is near the Anaheim Convention Center and Disneyland.

Shortly after, another pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run that was reported in the area of Harbor Boulevard and Convention Way, McClintock said. The victim was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

Police said the same car was involved in both crashes.

The condition of the other victims is unknown.

McClintock described the suspect's car as a tan or gold Toyota sedan, possibly a Corolla or Camry. No suspect description was available.