Coroner identifies man in wheelchair killed in Stanton crash

The Orange County Coroner’s office has identified the man in a wheelchair killed earlier this week in a Stanton crash.

The 63-year-old man was identified as Arnold Pierce, coroner’s officials reported on Saturday, August 19. No city of residence was given for him.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 15, an Acura and Nissan Murano were going southbound on Beach Boulevard when the Acura came into contact with the Nissan, causing the Acura to lose control, sheriff’s officials said the day of the crash. The Acura drove onto the curb, striking Pierce in his wheelchair.

He was pronounced shortly after at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

Sheriff’s officials are still investigating the crash.

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