Santa María Police Investigate After Pedestrian Killed in Car

Santa María Police Investigate After Pedestrian Killed in Car.

SANTA MARIA – The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating after an unidentified pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Saturday night.

Just before 7 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of McClelland Street and Alvin Avenue to receive a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.

Police found a Hispanic man who was on the road after being hit by a vehicle. He was taken to hospital for treatment but later died of his injuries.

The man’s name, age, and city of residence are unknown at this time, police said.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the man remained at the scene and everyone involved cooperated with the investigation.

The Santa María Police Department Traffic Office is investigating. Police say it is unclear whether alcohol played a factor in the fatal collision.

Anyone with information about the unidentified man or Saturday’s accident should contact the Santa Maria Police Department at805-928-3781 ext. 2277.