Midway District hit-and-run kills service member

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SAN DIEGO — A member of the military died after he was hit by a car in the Midway District Saturday night, and police are still searching for the driver.

The deadly crash happened on Midway Drive near Rosecrans and Enterprise streets around 7 p.m., San Diego Police told FOX 5.

The man was at a business in the area when he got separated from his friends, who were trying to call him, police said. At some point the man, who police said was a military member and appeared to be in his twenties, was hit by a car. The driver took off.

Medics tried to revive the man but he died at the scene without being taken to a hospital, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The man may have been hit by another car, according to the newspaper, and police were still searching for drivers who could be involved in the crash.

Police described one car that hit the man as an older-model, four-door, gold Honda Accord. It would have front-end damage from the crash, police told the Union-Tribune.

It was not immediately clear which branch of the military the victim served.

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