Pedestrian Hit, Killed Along Chula Vista Street

According to witnesses, the victim was walking across the street, not using a crosswalk, when he was struck

A man walking along a street in Chula Vista Thursday night died after being struck by a car, police confirmed.

The pedestrian was walking in the 600 block of E Street around 10:15 p.m. when he was hit by a car driving westbound. Several bystanders called 911 to report the collision. When police arrived at the scene, they discovered the victim unconscious, suffering from critical injuries.

He was rushed to UCSD Medical Center where he died a short time later.

Police said witnesses reported seeing the man walking across the street northbound – not using the crosswalk – when he was hit by the car.

The driver stopped at the scene and cooperated with police. The driver was not under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident, investigators said.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. Anyone with information on this case should contact the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 691-5151.

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