Pedestrian killed in early morning hit-and-run
SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run early Friday morning, reports NBC 7 San Diego.
The pedestrian, who was in his 40’s, was on a walk on Cholla Parkway around 1:00 a.m. when he was struck by a car driving at a high rate of speed. The pedestrian was carried a short way before he was thrown to the road.
Officers were called to the scene of the accident and found the victim had died of his injuries. The initial investigation discovered the suspect was driving a car with a loud muffler and was traveling at a high rate of speed before he struck the pedestrian.
The suspect paused for a moment before speeding away down 54th Street. Officers are investigating the circumstances which led to the hit-and-run. This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.
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