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Man dies after being hit by suspected drunk driver

Fatal accident in Pacific BeachSAN DIEGO — A 57-year-old San Diego man who was struck by a suspected drunken driver while crossing a Pacific Beach street over the weekend has died, according to authorities.

Agustin R. Martinez was struck as he crossed Mission Bay Drive at Damon Drive at about 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Martinez was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where he was diagnosed with multiple injuries and later pronounced brain dead. He died at 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

A 54-year-old woman, driving a 2006 Volkswagen Beetle, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving following the crash, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford. The woman’s 13-year-old son was a passenger, according to Stafford.

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1 Comment to “Man dies after being hit by suspected drunk driver”

    Living Dead said:
    February 25, 2013 at 11:30 PM

    What a Loser Mom is driving drunk with her kid in the car.

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