Man Struck, Killed in Oceanside Collision

A man was struck and killed along Benet Road near SR-76

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    Oceanside police are investigating the death of a man struck and killed while crossing the street Saturday night.

    An SUV traveling westbound on State Route 76 was approaching Benet Road around 10:30 p.m. when the vehicle struck a man who was crossing the road, police said.

    Emergency personnel tried to save the man’s life but he was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

    His name was not released pending family notification.

    Officials said it does not appear alcohol caused the collision.

    Traffic was diverted around the intersection for several hours.