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Pedestrian killed, woman arrested on suspicion of DUI in Seal Beach

A suspected drunk driver was arrested after a man was struck and killed early Sunday in Seal Beach.

Elizabeth Landess of Long Beach, 30, was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence. She was later booked into the Orange County Jail, Seal Beach Police Sgt. Nick Nicholas said. Landess had been driving a gray 2018 Ford Eagle.

Officers dispatched just after midnight to the 15900 block of Pacific Coast Highway regarding a traffic crash found a man unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Nicholas said.

“After an investigation, the driver was arrested for felony driving under the influence,” the police sergeant said.

The name of the victim will be released pending notification of family, according to the Orange County coroner’s office.

Seal Beach police urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at 562-799-4100, ext. 1661.


Source: Orange County Register

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