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Tustin Woman Arrested For Fleeing Scene After Hitting, Killing Man On Fullerton Street

FULLERTON (CBSLA) – A 24-year-old Tustin woman has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Fullerton which killed a man early Thursday morning.

Police: Driver Arrested After Hitting, Killing Man On Fullerton Street, Fleeing Scene
Over the scene of where a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Fullerton, Calif., on July 8, 2021. (CBSLA)

The collision occurred before 3:30 a.m. at Harbor Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue. Fullerton police responded to find a man lying alone in the road with significant injuries. He died at the scene.

He was not immediately identified.

About 45 minutes later, officers south of the crime scene located a white Ford sedan believed to be the hit-and-run vehicle.

Its driver, Katya Gladys Garcia-Ayala, was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and driving under the influence.

Fullerton police are investigating.

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