Hector Soto, 21, Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash Near Stonybrook Drive Saturday
Anaheim, CA (October 17, 2020) – A 21-year-old man died in a pedestrian accident on Beach Boulevard Saturday morning, the CBSN Los Angeles reported.
The Orange County coroner’s office identified the fatal victim as Hector Chong Soto, of Anaheim.
Per news article published online, Soto attempted to cross Beach Boulevard at approximately 2 a.m. The catastrophic incident happened when a passing motorist reportedly failed to avoid, and struck the man.
Deadly Pedestrian Accident in Anaheim, October 17
The collision resulted in fatal injuries to the male pedestrian, later identified as Soto. It remained unclear whether the man was pronounced dead at the scene, or at a hospital.
Meanwhile, officers reportedly detained the driver involved in the crash. Authorities will evaluate and test the motorist for drugs and alcohol.
Several factors surrounding the catastrophic incident remained unclear. Further investigation on the case is underway.
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