Skateboarder Fatally Hit in Pacific Beach

The 25-year-old man was declared dead at the scene

By Sarah Grieco
|  Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013  |  Updated 8:23 AM PDT
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Skateboarder Fatally Hit in Pacific Beach

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The driver who struck and killed a skateboarder in Pacific Beach Monday night will not be cited according to officials.

The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. on Garnet Avenue near Lamont Street when the skater didn't stop in time for a red light, according to police.

Medics arrived on the scene for the 25-year-old male victim, but he was later declared deceased. Police said the skateboarder broke his neck.

The medical examiner's office has not identified the victim.

A SigAlert was issued and traffic was diverted to Lamont Street while officials investigated the scene.

The 19-year-old driver of the Jeep involved in the incident stopped and was not cited officials said.

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