News: Driver fatally strikes elderly pedestrian on Fletcher Pkwy

EL CAJON, CA – According to FOX 5 San Diego, a driver struck and killed an 89-year-old man near 724 Fletcher Pkwy Tuesday.

A Kia Optima driver hit the victim around 6;50 p.m.  Rescue crews transported the man to an area hospital, where he died. Officials have not identified him.

Following the collision, the driver stayed at the scene of the accident and cooperated with the police.

Authorities do not believe the driver was impaired.

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