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Newhall Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Saugus Collision

Newhall Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Saugus Collision

A man who was hit by Dodge Ram while crossing the street in Saugus on Monday has died, said Lt. Mark Hershey of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

William Leng, 59, of Newhall, died at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning, Hershey said. 

Leng was struck by a truck driven by a woman, whose identity has not been released by Sheriff’s Station officials, around 8:45 a.m., according to Deputy Josh Dubin of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

The vehicle-pedestrian collision took place near the intersection of Via Princessa Road and Oak Ridge Drive in Saugus, according to officials. 

Hershey said all fatal collisions are investigated, but no charges have been filed in the incident.

Drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in the crash. 

Newhall Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Saugus Collision

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Perry Smith is a print and broadcast journalist who has won several awards for his focused, hyperlocal community coverage in several different regions of the country. In addition to five years of experience covering the Santa Clarita Valley, Smith, a San Fernando Valley native, has worked in newspapers and news websites in Los Angeles, the Northwest, the Central Valley and the South, before coming to KHTS in 2012. To contact Smith, email him at Perry@hometownstation.com.