DURING the early morning hours of June 27, a 3-year-old boy was struck by a car on Canyon Road near Interstate 20, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
The child was transported to Santa Ana Children’s Hospital where he died, according a news release.
The boy, whose name was not released, was transported from the scene by ambulance.
The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The car was not involved in the crash.
The Sheriff’s office has not identified the child.
The area is popular with children and residents often walk the busy stretch to and from school, the Sheriff’s department said.