SANTA ANA, Calif. — Police are investigating the death of a California man who was in a fight and then run over by a car.

The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/2xIizBw ) Santa Ana Police Cmdr. Matt Sorenson says officers were called just after 7 p.m. Monday about a pedestrian who had been the victim of a hit-and-run.

Once at the scene, witnesses told investigators they had seen the victim in a fight with another person.

Sorenson says the suspect hit the victim with an unknown object in the upper body and then ran over him with a car. Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Details about the altercation or a description of the suspect were not immediately available.


Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com