Crash kills pedestrian and closes northbound PCH in H.B. for hours; lanes are reopened

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Northbound Pacific Coast Highway was closed for hours at Seapoint Street on Thursday morning after a pedestrian was fatally injured in a crash involving a vehicle, police said.

Huntington Beach police responded to the scene at about 5:30 a.m. and found a man dead at the scene. The man, who police said was 40 to 50 years old, has not been identified.

A 56-year-old Huntington Beach man who was driving a Chevrolet Silverado involved in the crash remained at the scene. No arrests were made.


Police said the pedestrian was walking in the northbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway near Seapoint when he was struck by the Silverado, which was traveling north on the highway.

The northbound lanes were reopened at 10 a.m.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Huntington Beach police accident investigator Joshua Page at (714) 536-5670 or investigator Mark Van Meter at (714) 536-5666.

Daniel Langhorne is a contributor to Times Community News.

Twitter: @HannahFryTCN


11 a.m.: This article was updated with the lanes reopening and additional details about the crash.

This article was originally published at 7:20 a.m.