SAN DIEGO, CA — A man died early Thursday morning after being struck by a driver in San Diego’s Oak Park neighborhood, according to NBC San Diego.
The fatal incident occurred in the area of 54th Street and Redwood Street at around 4:30 a.m.
No details on the circumstances behind the event have been shared, but officials said the male pedestrian was in the roadway when he was hit by a crossover van.
San Diego Police and responding medics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene shortly after.
It was unclear whether the victim had been in a designated crosswalk.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with an investigation.
A section of Redwood Street was blocked during the response.
As of this writing, no arrests or charges have been made.
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