SAN DIEGO, CA — One person died Tuesday night after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 5 in south San Diego’s San Ysidro neighborhood, reports FOX 5 San Diego.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene on the northbound lanes at West San Ysidro Boulevard, near the United States-Mexico border, at about 8:25 p.m.
Details remain limited at this time, but the San Diego Fire Department said the pedestrian was in lane 1 or 2 at the time of the fatal crash.
The entire northbound interstate was blocked at Via De San Ysidro for more than an hour. By 10:13 p.m., all lanes had been reopened to traffic.
No further details have been made available as of this writing.
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