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By Andrea Swayne
The man who hit a pedestrian in the Rite Aid/Ralphs parking lot at Golden Lantern and Del Prado on Oct. 31, turned himself in on Wednesday, according to Dana Point Chief of Police Lt. Russ Chilton.
Shortly after 5 p.m. on Halloween, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department began receiving calls reporting a man walking in the parking lot had been hit and knocked to the ground by a man driving a dark-colored Mercedes SUV who then sped away.
Several witness attended to the victim—who walked away from the incident with only scrapes and bruises—witness Neil Donovan of Dana Point snapped clear photos of the suspect and one couple even chased the man in their car, only to lose him near Pacific Coast Highway and Selva Road.
No further information about the suspect was available at press time.
The investigation is ongoing and charges have yet to be filed.