LAKE FOREST (April 2, 2014) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a pick-up truck Wednesday morning in Lake Forest.
The accident reportedly happened at 5:18 a.m. on Bake Parkway near Dimension Drive. Officials declared the pedestrian dead from the impact. He was described as a man in his 50′s. According to authorities, it appears he was found about one hundred feet from where he was struck indicating the force of the impact.
The driver of the Toyota Tacoma truck which struck the pedestrian stayed at the scene. It is unclear if drugs or alcohol played a role in this accident or if the driver was cited.
More than one car may have been involved in this accident. An investigation is currently underway and as soon as more information is revealed we will update this story. Witnesses should contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Major Accident Team at 949-425-1860.
Our condolences to the family of the victim.
UPDATE: The pedestrian has been identified as 52 year old Miramin Nazari of Lake Forest.