A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday in Fullerton.

The victim, whose name and age were not immediately released, was standing in the middle of the road on Orangethorpe Avenue east of Auto Center Drive just before 5:40 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle, police said.

The driver fled and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information helpful to investigators was asked to call police at 714-738-6812. Orange County Crime Stoppers will accept anonymous tips at 855-TIP-OCCS.

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