A 77-year-old man was struck and killed by a compact car in Garden Grove Thursday and the suspect was arrested in Stanton after fleeing.

Garden Grove Police Department officers were contacted at 12:06 p.m. about a possible hit-and-run traffic collision in the 9500 block of Lampson Avenue involving a black Subaru Impreza, said Sgt. Royce Wimmer.

Officers located the victim lying in the street with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Wimmer said.

The suspect, George Wahb, 26, of Stanton was booked into Orange County Jail on felony hit-and-run charges.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision was asked to call Investigator Mihalik at 714-741-5925.

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