[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Santa Clarita CA
Today in
S.C.V. History
January 17
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]

fataltc[KHTS]- Emergency officials responded to a fatal hit-and-run in Santa Clarita Monday night.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials responded to reports of an auto versus pedestrian collision on Orchard Village Road near Mill Valley Road in Valencia, said Lt. Tom Bryski with the SCV Sheriff’s Station.

The report came in around 11:50 p.m. Monday, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials.

The victim is a female in her 60s who was struck by an unknown vehicle in the southbound lanes on Orchard Village Road, Bryski said.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.


  1. Too many people getting hit by cars.

  2. I live off mill Valley. . Was she not using the cross walk??

  3. Chaz Bish Chaz Bish says:

    There are no sidewalks in that area and pedestrians often walk in the bike line which is damn sad since we have paseos that will get you anywhere in the area safely

  4. Seriously? Questioning if this woman was in a crosswalk should not be the issue! Her loved ones are now heartbroken. Praying for this family.

  5. How dear you question my feelings Kathleen Mendola Lewis about the situation, because I asked if she was in the cross walk! I was asking cause there is a bend in the road and it’s a dark area. And yes I feel you need to utilize cross walks that’s what they are there for!.. again this has nothing to do about how I feel about the situation!

  6. Pedestrian are always right, but when you cause your own dead, n t hit Run his more dead than before ” Hit n Run! ” only a sick unconscious person well do that” I hope they found this Zombie “

  7. Unfortunately too many people are getting killed in this valley while not using the crosswalks. If it makes people think twice next time they think about Jaywalking, why not bring it up. I didn’t take it as if she was asking in a judgmental way. I understood it as a clarifying question. Let’s be kind to another before jumping to anger💗

  8. Chris says:

    Crosswalk or not who’s to say it was her fault? What about the driver that took off? Possible drunk? If it was just an accident why run. Im betting the driver was drunk. Just my two cents.

  9. Ben Green Ben Green says:

    I’ve noticed that a lot of people just dart across the street and lots of time their is a phone in front of their face.

    We also have an abundance of new crappy drivers that won’t even hit the brakes for a dog

  10. Gina says:

    The speed limit in that area is outrageous compared to other cities. So sorry to hear this. My daughter lives near there and no one ever slows down!

  11. Ginny Ulrich Ginny Ulrich says:

    The speed limits are outrageous in that city compared to other towns. Very sad news. I travel that way often and people drive like they are at a racetrack.

  12. So sad, another hit and run!

  13. Prayers to her family & friends 🙏! And to the Hit and Runner, how can you live with yourself???

  14. So sad. This happened on Old Orchard between Wiley and McBean.

  15. Rule #1 in driving.
    The pedestrian always had the right of way. Her being in the crosswalk is irrelevant. The fact that the driver hit and ran is the real issue.

  16. Keeping her family in my prayers. To many scv lives lost from vehicle to pedestrian incidents in the past 10 days. Praying for them.

  17. This is a everyday thing someone dies in Santa Clarita/ canyon country everyday what’s going on

  18. It’s terrible prayers to the family

  19. Irma Zepeda Carlos Iraheta WTH is up with all these deaths in SCV?! O_o

  20. Ophie Galvez….please be careful on your walks.

  21. Kelly Parco Kelly Parco says:

    My prayers to the victims loved ones. And to the driver, I hope your guilt eats you and haunts you until you do the right thing.

  22. Mark says:

    It doesn’t matter who has the right of way. You have to be “Street Smart.”

  23. Tessa Lucero says:

    @Chaz Bish, speaking as a pedestrian who’s often in the area I feel safer in the bike lane than on the paseos after dark. The paseos aren’t that well lit or heavily frequented and it’s not surprising that a woman in her 60s might not feel comfortable walking there alone. I’m sorry this lady lost her life and I’m doubly sorry that some driver left her there to die in the street rather than stopping and calling for help.

  24. faggots says:

    guess the driver got away with it

Leave a Comment

SCV NewsBreak
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
Small Brushfire in Newhall Quickly Doused
Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters quickly extinguished a 1/4-acre brush fire in Newhall early Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
Deputies Step Up Pedestrian, Bike Safety Enforcement Today
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is stepping up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations in the Santa Clarita Valley today, officials announced this morning.
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
Deputies Check Businesses After Hours, Arrest 2 on Drug Charges
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies checking on businesses after hours arrested two people on drug charges in separate incidents in Canyon Country on Monday and Newhall on Tuesday.
Keep Up With Our Facebook

Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
iLEAD Schools will honor College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne Van Hook with its 'Vision in Education' award at the Santa Clarita Valley International School’s annual benefit dinner on March 10.
iLEAD to Honor COC’s Van Hook with 2018 ‘Vision in Education’ Award
Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters quickly extinguished a 1/4-acre brush fire in Newhall early Wednesday afternoon.
Small Brushfire in Newhall Quickly Doused
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang and the county Board of Supervisors have proclaimed January "Homeowners' Exemption Awareness Month" promote the county's property tax savings program.
County Officials:  January is ‘Homeowners’ Tax Exemption Awareness Month’
In an effort to provide support to local communities affected by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, and after the sell-out of the inaugural group on the January 20 Crown Princess sailing, Princess Cruises and Fathom Travel are adding two additional spring sailings in 2018.
Princess Adds More Caribbean Cruises for Spring 2018
California State University, Northridge journalism professor David Blumenkrantz documents the stories of the homeless of Los Angeles in an art exhibition titled “Street Scenes: Making the Homeless Count,” on display at the San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center in Tarzana through Jan. 27.
CSUN Prof Uses Grant to Illuminate Homelessness in LA
Host College of the Canyons rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat the visiting Seahawks of Los Angeles Harbor College 96-82 on Saturday evening.
Cougars Win Third Straight with 96-82 Victory Over L.A. Harbor
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is stepping up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations in the Santa Clarita Valley today, officials announced this morning.
Deputies Step Up Pedestrian, Bike Safety Enforcement Today
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies checking on businesses after hours arrested two people on drug charges in separate incidents in Canyon Country on Monday and Newhall on Tuesday.
Deputies Check Businesses After Hours, Arrest 2 on Drug Charges
A Canyon Country man was killed and three people injured in a high-speed traffic collision on Golden Valley Road at Dorothy Street in the unincorporated area of the Santa Clarita Valley late Tuesday night, according to the CHP.
High-Speed Crash in SCV Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured
The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a court order that blocked the Trump administration from shutting down a program that shields more than 700,000 young immigrants from deportation.
Justice Dept. to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shutdown
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with taking bribes 'to oversee the delivery of narcotics,' federal prosecutors said.
Dirty LA Sheriff’s Officer Busted for Drugs, FBI Says
The cost of the first phase of California’s high-speed rail project through the state’s Central Valley has soared by 35 percent to $10.6 billion, officials disclosed Tuesday.
California Bullet Train Cost Climbs by $2.8 Billion
Dozens of attorneys general including California's filed a petition Tuesday challenging the Federal Communication Commission’s recent decision to roll back net neutrality rules.
State AG’s Sue FCC to Block Net Neutrality Rollback
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
More than 4,000 newborns in Los Angeles, including some in the SCV, will be sporting little red caps, instead of the traditional pink or blue, as part of the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program aimed at bringing attention to heart disease.
Newborns to Sport Little Red Caps as Part of AHA Campaign
College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting a two-part Business Events and Training Webinar Jan. 24 (Part 1) and Jan. 31 (Part 2) from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Jan. 24, 31: Start, Grow Your E-Commerce Empire Webinar
The Santa Clarita Valley Veteran Center has found a permanent home in Newhall.
SCV Veteran Center Finds Permanent Home
The California Enterprise Development Authority will be holding a Teleconference Meeting Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 18: CEDA Teleconference Meeting
The Oversight Board to the Former Redevelopment Agency of the city of Santa Clarita will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Oversight Board to the Former Redevelopment Agency Regular Meeting
NORTHRIDGE, Calif - The 2018 CSUN Water Polo season presents the opportunity for the Matadors to take the next step.
Matadors Start 2018 Water Polo Season Ranked No. 21
Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi), a free public charter school serving grades TK through 12, will host an informational session Thursday for current and prospective high school students in the school’s Shakespeare Theatre at 28060 Hasley Canyon Road in Castaic, the school announced Tuesday.
Jan. 18: SCVi Open House, High School Information Session
Commercials, television shows, and a short film are all being filmed in Santa Clarita this week.
Currently Filming in SCV: Shadow Wolves, Seal Team, Toyota Commercial
SACRAMENTO – Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a bipartisan group of 18 state attorneys general Tuesday in urging Congress to advance legislation that will enable the cannabis industry to participate in the banking system in states that have legalized medicinal or adult use of cannabis.
Becerra, State AGs Press Congress to Let Cannabis Biz Use Banks
The 25th Anniversary of the City of Santa Clarita’s annual Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, is set for Apr. 19 - Apr. 22.
Dates Set for Cowboy Festival’s 25th Anniversary
College of the Canyons, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, will host a free “Family Caregivers Essentials” workshop on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
Jan. 27: Family Caregiver Workshop at SCV Senior Center
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - As the California High-Speed Rail Authority continues to move from the planning phase to full construction of the nation’s first high-speed rail system, the Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it has selected a new Chief Executive Officer, Brian P. Kelly, to lead the organization, effective Feb. 1.
Brian P. Kelly Named New High-Speed Rail Authority CEO
During her first 25 years in the Santa Clarita Valley, Betty served on the board of the Child and Family Center. She was also a volunteer for the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, the SCV Chamber of Commerce, the Zonta Club of SCV, the SCV Boys and Girls Club, and the local Elks Lodge.
Seldner, 2000 SCV Woman of the Year, Dies at 94
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
The cities of Santa Clarita, Piru, Fillmore, Bardsdale and Santa Paula along with National Historic Site Rancho Camulos will mark the 90th anniversary of the St. Francis Dam Disaster with special events throughout March 2018.
St. Francis Dam Disaster 90th Anniversary Events Set for March
A man arrested for allegedly burglarizing a Walmart Monday morning posted bail, then was soon arrested again for allegedly vandalizing the Valencia Library, according to officials.
Man Arrested After Alleged Walmart Burglary, Library Vandalism
The minimum wage in the city of Santa Clarita for all industries is $11 an hour for businesses with 26 or more employees and $10.50 an hour for businesses with 25 or fewer employees, effective January 1.
Santa Clarita Hourly Minimum Wage Now $10.50-$11
Princess Cruises has unveiled the 2018 programming to be featured at the Valencia, California-based cruise line's custom designed wilderness treehouse at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge.
Princess Cruises Invites Guests to Play in the Trees This Summer
The Master's University women's basketball coach netted a 78-50 win over San Diego Christian at Grossmont College.
Tough Mustangs Take Out Hawks 78-50
Returning on Saturday after a 91-69 win over San Diego Christian, The Master's University men's basketball team found itself in a markedly better position than it was at this time last season.
Mustangs Beat San Diego Christian, Win 17th Straight
College of the Canyons sophomore volleyball player Emily Burns has signed a National Letter of Intent with San Diego State University, after she earned conference Player of the Year and All-State team honors and led the Cougars to the CCCAA State Championship tournament.
Emily Burns Signs with San Diego State University
Saugus High School senior Jacqueline Cascione is the top pick for the 2018 Foothill League cross country season, according to Brando's Blog, compiled by Santa Clarita Valley athlete-journalist Brandon Jauregui.
Cascione Tops 2018 Foothill Girls’ Cross-Country Pre-Season Picks