SANTA ANA — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Sunday night and the driver fled the scene.

The crash was reported at 7:13 p.m. on First Street east of Bristol Street, said Santa Ana police Commander Andy Alvarez.

Arriving officers found the pedestrian in the street, Alvarez said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The age and gender of the victim, and a description of the vehicle were not available until the on-scene investigation concluded, he said.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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