Redondo Beach man dies after hitting turtle

A Redondo resident has died after a car hit a turtle, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say the vehicle, which was a pickup truck, struck the turtle at approximately 11:15 a.m.

Monday in the oceanfront neighborhood of Redondo.

Authorities said the turtle died at the scene.

The Orange County Fire Department and the sheriff’s office were called to the scene to investigate.

Authorities will conduct a toxicology test on the turtle, but did not provide any further details about the turtle.