SPRING VALLEY, CA – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a teenage driver in the Spring Valley area on Friday evening, according to information from the Times of San Diego.
The crash happened on Sweetwater Road at 7:09 p.m., as a man reportedly walked from the sidewalk and was then struck by the 17-year-old driver of a 2010 Volvo XC90.
The male pedestrian died at the scene.
The driver and his juvenile passenger remained at the scene after the crash.
The accident remains under investigation at this time, and authorities are looking into whether intoxication may have played a role.
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