Car Hits, Kills Man Crossing Street in La Mesa - NBC 7 San Diego

Car Hits, Kills Man Crossing Street in La Mesa

The man was not in a crosswalk when he was hit, fire officials said.

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    Car Hits, Kills Man Crossing Street in La Mesa

    A man died after he was hit by a car in La Mesa Tuesday, according to the Heartland Fire-Rescue Department.

    The man was hit by a Toyota SUV on Lake Murray Boulevard near Marengo Avenue just after 3:30 p.m., according to officials with the La Mesa Police Department.

    He was identified Thursday as 66-year-old La Mesa resident Billy Allen.

    When officers arrived on scene they found Allen lying in southbound lanes.

    The teenage driver of the SUV told police she saw the man cross the road to the median and thought he was going to stop but didn't.

    Allen was not in a crosswalk when he was hit, fire officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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