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Santa Clarita Deputies Investigate Fatal Crash In Newhall

Santa Clarita Deputies Investigate Fatal Crash In Newhall

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


Santa Clarita Deputies Investigate Fatal Crash In Newhall

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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.