SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — An 82-year-old man died Monday evening after being struck by a vehicle in Escondido’s Midway neighborhood, according to Times of San Diego.
The incident occurred on North Midway Drive north of Valley Parkway at around 6:49 p.m.
A preliminary investigation indicates a 36-year-old man was driving a silver Kia Optima north on Midway Drive when he hit the victim, who was crossing east on the road between Valley Parkway and Washington Avenue.
Authorities said the driver remained at the scene and was not suspected of impairment. Inclement weather is believed to have factored into the fatal crash.
An investigation by the Escondido Police Department Traffic Division was underway.
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