Man hit by car, killed in Mira Mesa

SAN DIEGO — A man was killed when he was hit by a driver as he tried to cross the street in Mira Mesa early Monday.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on Mira Mesa Boulevard near Black Mountain Road. Police said the man was crossing Mira Mesa about 100 yards from an intersection when he was hit by a man driving an Acura westbound.

The pedestrian suffered severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the Acura driver pulled over and spoke with police and paramedics.

Mira Mesa Boulevard was closed in the area for several hours while traffic investigators went through the scene.

SkyFOX flew over the street shortly after the crash:

 

An original version of this article said the person killed was a bicyclist. It has been updated to clarify the person was on foot when they were hit.

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