Publish Date: 2023/11/02
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A 65-year-old man died Wednesday evening after being hit by a vehicle while operating an electric tricycle in Poway, according to FOX 5 San Diego.
The fatal incident took place in the area of Camino Del Norte and World Trade Drive. Deputies with the Poway Sheriff’s Station responded to the scene at about 5:00 p.m.
A preliminary investigation found that the man was riding the e-tricycle in the westbound lanes of Camino Del Norte when he was hit by a 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUV driven by a 47-year-old woman.
The cyclist, whose identity remains undisclosed, was rushed to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, confirmed the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office.
An investigation by the Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team (STAR) remains underway, but officials said alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
Anyone with relevant information is urged to call (858) 513-2800 to reach STAR Investigator Donald Westfall.
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