Teen walking in traffic killed by elderly driver

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ESCONDIDO, Calif. - An 18-year-old San Marcos man was killed after getting hit by an 89-year-old driver in Escondido, a police lieutenant said Sunday.

The motorist, driving a gold 2008 Toyota Corolla, struck the pedestrian, Cesar Robles, who was walking northbound in traffic lanes on San Pasquel Valley Road, south of Oakhill Drive, said Lt. Michael Kearney with the Escondido Police Department.

The motorist stayed at the scene and alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, said Escondido police Lt. Mike Kearney. The woman was not cited.

"The statement of the driver is that the subject came out of nowhere. It appears at this point that the subject was just walking northbound," said Kearney.

Police dispatched to the scene at 8:50 p.m. Saturday attempted life saving measures Robles, who was suffering from major injuries to the head. He died at the scene.

Escondido police asked anyone with any information regarding the crash to call them at 760-743-8477.

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