Pedestrian dies after hit on freeway off ramp

22 Apr

NEWPORT BEACH – An 85-year-old pedestrian died shortly after he was struck by a pickup truck on a freeway off ramp, authorities said.

Thuy Nguyen of Anaheim was pronounced dead early Saturday at Mission Hospital, according to the Orange County Coroner’s office.

At 10:05 p.m. Friday, California Highway Patrol officers responded to an incident in which a man was struck by a dark gray Toyota Tundra on the southbound off ramp of the 73 toll road at MacArthur Boulevard, said Bill Benard, a patrol dispatcher.

Nguyen was taken to Mission Hospital, where he died at 12:46 a.m. Saturday, according to the coroner’s office.

No arrests were made, Benard said.



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