Search for driver of truck in fatal Interstate 5 hit-run continues

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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The driver of a pickup truck who failed to stop after striking a 24-year-old North Hollywood man as he attempted to dash across Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton remained at large Monday.

The victim was initially struck by the white mid-sized pickup truck in the left southbound lane around 11:20 p.m. Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver sped off after the crash, the CHP reported.

As the man was trying to get up, he was struck by a 2011 Kia Sportage. The small SUV spun out and collided with a 2010 Honda Insight, a 2013 Acura TL and a 2010 Mercedes S550, according to the CHP.

The downed pedestrian was then struck by several other vehicles and died at the scene, the CHP said. His name was not immediately released.

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