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Garden Grove Police Department
Wednesday November 2nd, 2016 :: 09:12 a.m. PDT


Fatal Traffic Accident

On November 1 at approximately 6:49 p.m., the Garden Grove Police Department was dispatched to a traffic accident that occurred on Brookhurst Street just south of Bixby Avenue. The calling party reported there had been an injury traffic accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

GGPD officers and members of the Garden Grove Fire Department arrived at the accident scene and found the collision had occurred in the #3 lane of northbound Brookhurst Street just south of Bixby Avenue. The investigation found that a 37-year-old male was crossing westbound across Brookhurst Street in an area not marked as a crosswalk. The male was struck by a silver 1999 Isuzu trooper 4 door, driven by a 26-year-old male. The male pedestrian was provided medical aid by the Garden Grove Fire Department, but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.

The driver of the Isuzu remained at the scene and cooperated with traffic investigators. It does not appear at this time that alcohol or drugs were involved with the driver of the Isuzu. The investigation is ongoing.

Any witnesses that may have seen the accident are asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Accident Investigation Unit at (714) 741-5704.

Garden Grove Police Department
11301 Acacia Pkwy
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Emergency: 9-1-1

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