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Car Strikes Pedestrian at Busy La Mesa Intersection

A backpack was left on the ground near the scene at Fletcher Parkway and Baltimore Wednesday.

A pedestrian was struck by a car early Wednesday at a busy intersection near Interstate 8 in La Mesa.

La Mesa Police responded to a traffic collision near Fletcher Parkway and Baltimore at 6:13 a.m.

A red vehicle was stopped with what appeared to be clothing and other items near the front left tire.

California Highway Patrol confirmed a Sig Alert was called for the area.

The right turn lane from southbound Baltimore was closed to traffic as well as the left turn lane of northbound Baltimore. The closure was affecting traffic from Fletcher Parkway onto westbound Interstate 8, officials said.

No other information was immediately available.

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