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Man, 75, Struck and Killed on Santa Ana Street, Driver Sought

SANTA ANA – A 75-year old man was struck by a car and left for dead on a Santa Ana street and tonight his grieving family is asking for the driver to come forward.

Miguel Chavez Ceja, who was visiting from Mexico, was taking his morning walk when he was hit, said Santa  Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna.

Police say it happened just before 6:40 a.m. in the area of Orange and Edinger avenues.

Based on wreckage left at the scene, the hit and run vehicle is believed to be a dark-blue 1995 BMW 740 iL.

It will have damage on the left front and side.

The vehicle will also be missing the driver’s side mirror.

Anonymous tips may be left with Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS or at occrimestoppers.org.