Man killed in Chula Vista hit-and-run

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Chula Vista police were searching Thursday for a hit-and-run driver whose vehicle struck and killed a 50-year-old man.

The collision happened shortly before 5 p.m. in the 600 block of H Street, according to Chula Vista police.

The unidentified man was on the street, but not in a crosswalk, when he was hit by a vehicle traveling westbound on H Street, police said. The man died at the scene.

Police closed a stretch of H Street, between Broadway and Oaklawn Avenue, for an investigation.

Surveillance video from a nearby business captured a semi-truck and trailer with a white cab marked with "XTRA Freight." The semi-truck was seen near the pedestrian at the time of the collision and is believed to be involved.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call Chula Vista police at 619-691-5151.

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