MIRA MESA, CA – According to FOX 5 News, a pedestrian was killed after being struck and trapped under a truck in Mira Mesa on Friday morning.
Authorities say the accident took place around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Polaris Drive and Capricorn Way. The pedestrian was walking north on Polaris Drive when he was struck by a driver of a Toyota Tacoma truck that was heading east on Capricorn Way. First responders found the pedestrian trapped under the vehicle, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Toyota truck remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
No other details are available at this time.
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