PLACENTIA: Kyle Ice, 18, Dies of Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle at Richfield Road and Miraloma Avenue
PLACENTIA, California (May 14, 2016) – Kyle Ice, 18, of Anaheim, has been identified as the victim who has died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run pedestrian collision back on Saturday morning , May 14th, according to The Orange County Register and the Orange County Coroner.
Placentia police disclosed that the victim, Kyle Ice, was apparently struck and dragged by a vehicle near Richfield Road and Miraloma Avenue around 3:30 a.m.
As per the article, the 18-year-old Anaheim teenager was transported to Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana with major head and internal injuries. He was listed in critical condition until he succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, May 24th, at 4:56 p.m.
Police need help identifying the man who they describe as in his mid-20s, possibly Asian or Latino. He is about 5 foot 6 inches tall, a thin build and dark medium-length hair. He was wearing a maroon pullover, black jeans and gray and white lace up shoes. The man is unable to speak due to his injuries and had no identification on him. If you can help investigators identify this man, contact them at (714) 993-8157.
Meanwhile, The Orange County Register reported that an unidentified motorist approached an officer on scene an hour after the police arrival. The driver claimed he may have been involved in the crash, as he believed he hit something. That motorist reportedly drove home and recognized there were sirens where the incident took place so he came back. No arrests have been made.
Police added the victim appeared to have been struck by more than one car.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims family and friends during such difficult times.
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