Man, 49, Hit Crossing Street, Dies at Scene

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A 49-year-old man who witnesses said was jaywalking was struck by a truck and killed, police said Wednesday.

The man, whose identity was withheld pending notification of his relatives, was crossing 5th Street between Susan and Laurel streets about 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, said Police Lt. Joe Kahapea. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Irma Garcia, 39, of Santa Ana, was not cited.