SAN DIEGO, CA – A man was killed after being struck by a suspected DUI driver along I-15 northbound on Sunday morning, Fox 5 San Diego reports.
The accident occurred around 4:10 a.m. near Miramar Road. A 23-year-old man in a Lexus sedan struck the victim as he walked in the highway lanes.
The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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