A 79-year-old man walking on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach died after he was struck by a vehicle early Wednesday, Nov. 11.

The crash that left Juan Martinez Tovar of Santa Ana dead occurred about 5:10 a.m. just south of Brookhurst Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle that hit Tovar was a 59-year-old man from Newport Beach, police said. He stayed at the site of the crash and was cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone with information on this crash was asked to call Huntington Beach police investigator D. Demetre at 714-536-5670.


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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