The deadly hit-and-run crash occurred at about 2:45 a.m. at Beach Boulevard and Lampson Avenue, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department reported.
The motorist fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival. It was not immediately known if the pedestrian, a woman in her 50s, died at the scene or at an area hospital.
The vehicle was described as a 2007-09 Toyota Camry. Its color was not specified.
The sheriff’s department urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 714-647-7000, Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-847-6227, or OcCrimeStoppers.org.