Fabio Castro, 22, Killed After Hit-and-Run Crash at Hills Hotel Lot on La Paz Road
LAGUNA HILLS (July 21, 2020) – An alleged hit-and-run collision killed a pedestrian in a parking lot of a hotel last week on Thursday.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department identified the deceased victim as 22-year-old Fabio R. Castro, a resident of Atascadero.
According to The Orange County Register and My News LA, a pickup truck hit Castro in the parking lot of the Hills Hotel located at 25205 La Paz Road.
Pedestrian Hi by Car in Laguna Hills Parking Lot
Orange County Fire Authority officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the man left lying on the ground as a result of the crash.
Medical personnel immediately took Castro to a hospital, where he later died. The fatal accident occurred on July 16 at about 9:15 p.m.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the male driver involved did not stop to render aid and then fled the area. Officers ultimately located the motorist and arrested him on Saturday in Mission Viejo.
Authorities charged the suspect with felony hit-and-run resulting in death and a misdemeanor count of driving with a license that was suspended or revoked for a DUI. His bail was set at $200,000.
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