The CHP received a call stating that a body was in the center divider of the freeway about 6:42 a.m. this morning. Metro Net Fire Authority sent paramedics as a precaution to the scene. the Orange County Coroner was then sent out to retrieve the body.
Police issued a SigAlert as they investigated the scene to try and piece together what happened. It appears the person was struck by a vehicle or may have fell out of one, but without a vehicle on the scene it will take some investigating to determine liability. Police will also try to determine if this was a homicide.
Orange County Car Accidents
There were 165 people killed and 13,837 injured in 2013 Orange County traffic accidents, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide integrated Traffic Report. Fifty-two pedestrians were killed in the county and 784 were injured in crashes that year. In Anaheim, 7 pedestrians were killed and 107 were injured in crashes in 2013, the CHP statistics report said.
Help for Families
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