STANTON (February 2, 2015) – A tragic accident has left pedestrian Roger Hammarlund III with fatal injuries early Monday evening.
Hammarlund was struck at approximately 5:40p.m. while he was standing near the center divider on Beach Boulevard. He was on the northbound side of Beach Boulevard near Chapman Avenue. It appears that a pick-up truck struck him soon after which Hammarlund was struck by another vehicle. The Costa Mesa resident was pronounced dead at the scene, he was 55 years old.
An investigation is currently underway. Witnesses can call the Stanton Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-1830.
Our condolences go out to the family of Roger Hammarlund III.