Santa Ana, California – A female hitchhiker was fatally struck by a vehicle on Sunday afternoon around 9 p.m. along State Route 241 in Santa Ana.
According to the authorities, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident closed several lanes in the area of the Santiago Canyon Road off-ramp for about an hour.
The identity of the victim was not published pending notification of next of kin.
Additional information regarding the cause of the accident or the driver’s status was not released by the California Highway Patrol.