ENCINITAS, CA – According to ABC 10 News, an elderly male pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car while crossing a street in Encinitas on Monday.
Authorities say the accident took place shortly before 6:00 a.m. in the 1300 block of Encinitas Boulevard. First responders found the pedestrian was seriously injured in the impact.
The 79-year-old pedestrian was given CPR at the scene, but was later pronounced dead. The driver involved was uninjured, and drugs or alcohol do not seem to be factors in the cause of the accident at this time.
An investigation is ongoing.
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