Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Traffic Unit are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday night in Newhall.
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An unidentified 72-year-old man was crossing Wiley Canyon Road, east of Orchard Village Road, on Wednesday around 6 p.m.
The pedestrian was struck by a minivan. He was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
The name of the driver was not released, and while the crash is being investigated, no arrests were announced.
Anyone witnessing the incident is asked to contact Detective Jeffery Maag at 661-255-1121.
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Source: Santa Clarita News