2 pedestrians killed crossing street

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cv-police-badgeCHULA VISTA, Calif. — An investigation was under way Monday in Chula Vista, where a 50-year-old man and 57-year-old woman were fatally struck by a car operated by a young motorist.

The pedestrians were struck while crossing Fourth Avenue mid-block from Eucalyptus Park around 6 p.m. Sunday, according to Chula Vista police Capt. Gary Wedge.

The car that hit them was being driven by a 24-year-old Chula Vista resident who was heading north on Fourth Avenue, Wedge said in a statement.

The man, who lived in San Diego, died at the scene, while the woman, a Chula Vista resident, died at an area hospital shortly after the accident,
Wedge said.

Their names were withheld pending family notification.