A 52-year-old pedestrian was struck by an SUV and killed Tuesday evening in Irvine.
The crash occurred near the intersection of Silkberry and Hazelnut about 6:30 p.m., according to the Irvine Police Department.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, the department said. His name was not disclosed.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, police said.
Alcohol or drugs were not immediately considered factors in the crash.
It was unclear if the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk at the time of the crash.
Anyone who witnessed this deadly crash was asked to call Detective Chris Ostrowski at 949-724-7047.
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