ENCINITAS, CA – A man running on I-5 was struck and killed Friday after he had been observed driving erratically, reports Fox 5 San Diego.
Officers received word of a black car driving haphazardly on I-5 south when it crashed near La Costa Avenue at around 10 p.m. The driver jumped out of his vehicle and ran across the road. As he was running he was struck by a vehicle.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not released his name. The right lanes were shut down for over two hours until the investigation and debris could be cleared up.
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