Bicyclist Dannon Santiago Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Long Beach
LONG BEACH, CA (July 26, 2020) – A bicyclist lost his life in a hit-and-run crash on Orange Avenue, early Sunday morning.
According to the Long Beach Police Department, the incident happened at about 3:20 AM. The bicyclist was southbound on Orange Avenue when a vehicle struck him near Del Amo Boulevard.
Long Beach Fire Department personnel arrived and performed life-saving measures. However, the bicyclist succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Authorities later identified the victim as 30-year-old Dannon Santiago of Long Beach.
The driver of the vehicle reportedly failed to stop at the scene.
LBPD continues to investigate the cause of the fatal crash. The LBPD’s Collision Investigation Detail urged anyone with information regarding the crash to call them at (562) 570-7355. Authorities will release more details once they become available.
The Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Dannon Santiago.
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