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DP logoBy Kristina Pritchett

Authorities say the investigation into an April 8 crash that led to the death of a Dana Point man is still ongoing.

Thomas Raith, 69, of Dana Point died at the scene after being struck by a vehicle at the corner of Golden Lantern and Selva Road shortly before 3 p.m.

Police say Raith was making a left-hand turn onto Golden Lantern from Selva when his PT Cruiser was struck by a Cadillac Escalade on the driver’s side.

Lt. Mark Sticther with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said there have not been any arrests made in the case.

Since the investigation is still underway, the name of the driver has not yet been released.

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  • Any updates on this? It has been months – I can only imagine the family ‘s grief and there is no closure on this – the vehicle ran TWO red lights and a man – a neighbor was killed. This beyond comprehension

  • Hey, by the way, the name of the driver is Keith Gallo, of Gallo Corporation, Gallo Builders, and complicated toxicology reports.

    • How complicated can the tox reports be? I have worked for labs for almost 45 years – send them to me – I can probably interpret them. THIS is not officially absurd

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