SANTA ANA (May 26, 2014) – Mitchell Deleon was struck by an oncoming car on Monday while he was standing on the Garden Grove Freeway. Deleon was struck around 4:15 a.m. while standing on the westbound side of the 22 freeway, near the lane adjacent to the right shoulder close to Main Street. It is unknown why he was there at the time. An oncoming car was unable to stop in time and struck him. The car that struck him was described as a Toyota Camry.
Deleon was killed immediately by the impact. The 20 year old was a resident of Santa Ana.
Authorities are looking further into the cause of the accident. Witnesses should contact the California Highway Patrol’s Santa Ana Division at 714-567-6000 with any leads.