SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 60-year-old man died Monday night after being struck by a car near Spring Valley’s La Presa neighborhood, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The crash occurred near Jamacha Boulevard and Gillespie Drive at around 9:45 p.m.
Witnesses said the male pedestrian ran from the north sidewalk along Jamacha Boulevard and into the path of a 2013 Mercedes-Benz sedan going westbound.
The victim died at the scene, confirmed authorities.
The involved driver, a 77-year-old man, was not injured, and cooperated with authorities after the accident. CHP determined no alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash.
A stretch of Jamacha Boulevard was closed to traffic for more than two hours to accommodate an investigation.
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