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21-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Hit by Car While Running Across Freeway

A 21-year-old man died after he ran across a freeway in Vista Friday night and was struck by a car, the California Highway Patrol confirmed.

The crash occurred at 8:20 p.m. on the westbound State Route 78, east of Emerald Drive.

CHP officials said the man ran from the north to the south side of the freeway for unknown reasons. A car traveling on westbound could not avoid him in time and struck him.

The man has not been identified at this time, CHP said.

No other information was available.

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