Man killed after exiting vehicle on freeway in Mission Valley


SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A man died Saturday evening when he got out of an SUV on Interstate 8 in the Mission Valley East area of San Diego and was hit by at least one vehicle.

The fatality was reported at 7:13 p.m. on the westbound I-8 at Texas Street/Qualcomm Way, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A witness told the CHP a man got out of a blue SUV that was pulled over on the right shoulder before he was struck by a vehicle.

A box of wine and other debris was found in freeway lanes, the CHP said.

There was no indication whether any drivers pulled over to aid in the investigation.

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