SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 28-year-old man was killed early Sunday when he was hit by a car after exiting his vehicle on California Highway 94 in Spring Valley, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
The fatal incident took place on the eastbound lanes west of Spring Street, at about 2:30 a.m.
An early investigation shows the man, a San Diego resident, had just been involved in a two-vehicle collision involving property damage when he got out of his vehicle.
Officials said the man was standing in lane 1 when he was struck by a 2013 Hyundai Elantra.
Officials with the California Highway Patrol confirmed the victim died from his injuries at the scene.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 27-year-old Spring Valley man, was suspected of DUI and later arrested.
At this time, no other information has been made available.
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