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Updated at 12 p.m., May 25, 2015

A 41-year-old man who was fatally injured when he was struck by a car in Newport Beach was identified Monday by the Orange County Coroner’s office.

Eric Williams was struck at about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday on westbound Pacific Coast Highway east of Superior Avenue, according to Newport Beach Police Lt. J. Cartwright and the Orange County Coroner‘s office.

Williams was transported to a hospital and died about 45 minutes later, according to the Orange County Coroner’s office.

The car’s driver remained at the scene, Cartwright said.

The incident remained under investigation.

—City News Service

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