Pedestrian fatally struck near North County shopping center

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ESCONDIDO, Calif. –A man died after being struck by a car in Escondido, officials said Sunday.

Dispatchers were first alerted to the crash just after 9 p.m. Saturday.

Police and firefighters responded to the junction of Centre City Parkway and State Route 78, where they found a Honda Civic had hit a 36-year- old man, Escondido Police Lt. Mike Kearney said.

The 40-year-old male driver of the Civic had been traveling southbound and struck the other man just prior to a freeway entrance.

Paramedics tried to save the pedestrian, but he died at the scene, Kearney said.

Traffic detectives were investigating the crash.

Most Popular Stories

Latest News

More News