Elderly Man Hit, Killed While Crossing Hillcrest Street

An 86-year-old man hit while crossing a Hillcrest street died Thursday night.

The accident happened just before 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Richmond and Essex streets as the man walked in an "implied crosswalk," police say.

A 65-year-old man was driving his Hyundai westbound in the 3700 block of Richmond Street when he struck the crossing pedestrian.

The victim suffered a fractured pelvis, broken bones and head trauma. He was transported to a nearby hospital, but he died after undergoing surgery.

The San Diego Police Traffic Division is investigating the crash, but they say the driver will not be cited.

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