ENCINITAS, CA – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a pickup truck Monday in Encinitas, authorities said.
The man was crossing the street in the 1300 block of Encinitas Boulevard when a vehicle hit him shortly before 6 a.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
The 79-year-old man, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene, sheriff’s Sgt. Rob Siegfried said. The truck driver was not injured.
Find out what’s happening in Encinitaswith free, real-time updates from Patch.
Drugs or alcohol did not appear to be factors in the collision, Siegfried said. This accident is under investigation.
To request the removal of your name from arrest reports, send this required item to firstname.lastname@example.org.