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February 6, 2012
 

Seal Beach Police seek witnesses of fatal pedestrian-vehicle accident

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On Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 8:49pm, officers from the Seal Beach Police Department responded to the area of Pacific Coast Highway north of Anderson Street regarding a vehicle that had struck a pedestrian.

The Huntington Beach Fire Department and the Huntington Beach Police Department also responded to the scene. After attempting lifesaving measures, the paramedics on scene determined the pedestrian deceased after succumbing to her injuries. The victim’s identity has not been released pending next of kin notification.

The driver of the vehicle was interviewed, transported to the Seal Beach Police Department for further investigation and later released. It was determined the driver of the vehicle had not been drinking.

Witnesses said the pedestrian was attempting to cross PCH outside of a sidewalk or controlled intersection.

The multi agency STAR (Serious Traffic Accident Response) Team comprised of officers of the Seal Beach Police Department, Cypress Police Department, La Palma Police Department and the Los Alamitos Police Department responded to the collision and is conducting the investigation.

The Seal Beach Police Department is requesting anyone who witnessed the collision to contact Traffic Investigator Jeff Gibson at 562.799.4100 Ext 1641 with any information.

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