Publish Date: 2022/07/07
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — One person died Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in National City, according to ABC 10 News.
The fatal incident took place at the intersection of 24th Street and Highland Avenue at about 8:20 a.m.
An early investigation shows a driver was turning left from Highland Avenue onto 24th Street when they struck the victim, who was traveling on foot in a marked crosswalk.
National City Police confirmed the victim died from their injuries.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with responding officers.
An investigation remains ongoing, but officials said DUI is not a suspected factor.
As of this writing, no pending charges or citations have been reported.
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