SAN DIEGO, CA — A male pedestrian died early Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle on California Highway 94 in San Diego’s Mount Hope area, according to Times of San Diego.
The fatal incident occurred on the eastbound lanes near Federal Boulevard just before 1:00 a.m.
Few details have been released at this time, but the California Highway Patrol said the victim was walking on the eastbound highway near the exit when he was hit by a vehicle. The vehicle, whose make and model remains unknown, fled the scene without stopping.
Officials did not say whether the victim died from his injuries at the scene or at a hospital. No identifying information has been shared as of this writing.
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