Pedestrian dies when hit by car in La Presa

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LA PRESA, Calif. — A car struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday afternoon at an intersection near the Sweetwater Reservoir.

fatalThe traffic fatality occurred at Jamacha Boulevard and La Presa Avenue shortly after 4:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The victim, believed to be a teenager, died at the scene, CHP public- affairs Robert Catano said.

The accident left all westbound lanes and one eastbound lane blocked at the road crossing into the early evening, the officer said.