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Man Struck and Killed While Crossing Street

An 82-year-old Seal Beach man was struck by a car and killed Wednesday morning as he crossed the street, authorities said.

According to police, Thomas Ford rode the bus to Orange to visit his wife, who lives in a nearby nursing home. Ford tried to cross the 1900 block of La Veta Avenue, a four-lane street, and was struck by a sedan driven by a 74-year-old Santa Ana man, police said.

No charges have been filed in the accident.

Ford was taken to the UC Irvine Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

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