ANAHEIM — A man was killed when a suspect stealing his car hit him with it before driving away, authorities said.

The man confronted the suspect outside his home in Anaheim shortly before dawn on Tuesday, police Sgt. Shane Carringer said.

Carringer said a witness watched as the suspect struck the man with the car and then drove off.

The man died at the scene, the Orange County Register reported. Police later identified the victim as Jose DeJesus Berrelleza, 33, of Anaheim.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.