CHULA VISTA, CA – A 38-year-old man crossing the street was fatally struck by a driver in a suspected DUI crash in Chula Vista late Friday night.
According to FOX 5 San Diego, the accident occurred near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and L Street at about 10 p.m., as a 38-year-old pedestrian was crossing the street.
He was struck by a driver headed eastbound on L Street, and despite the life-saving efforts of EMS personnel, the victim died at the scene.
The driver, who remained at the scene, was taken into police custody on suspicion of DUI.
The accident remains under investigation.
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