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Man killed in hit-and-run along highway

ESCONDIDO, Calif. – CHP officers and Escondido Fire responded to a report of a man hit and killed by a car on a State Route 78.

It happened around 9:45 p.m. on eastbound 78, just west of Centre City Parkway.

Crews arrived to find a man down in the center divider, apparently hit by a car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.