Publish Date: 2022/07/08
SAN DIEGO, CA — A man died early Friday morning after being hit by a driver while walking on Interstate 5 near San Diego’s Mission Bay area, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
The fatal incident occurred in the northbound north of Sea World Drive, shortly before 2:00 a.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the male pedestrian was traveling on foot in a traffic lane when he was hit by a Hyundai sedan driven by a 27-year-old man.
Officials confirmed the pedestrian died as a result of his injuries. It was unclear whether he was pronounced deceased at the scene or at a hospital.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with officers.
An investigation by CHP San Diego Area was underway.
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