SAN DIEGO, CA — A 30-year-old man died early Saturday after being hit by a box truck on California Highway 15 near San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident took place in the northbound lanes of SR-15 south of University Avenue at around 12:40 a.m.
Few details have been shared on the circumstances behind the crash, but the pedestrian was fatally injured.
The driver of the box truck, a 30-year-old Ramona man, remained at the scene. He was not reported injured, according to California Highway Patrol.
Authorities have not yet provided more information.
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