EL CAJON, Calif. — An elderly man was killed Tuesday after being hit by a car in East County, the El Cajon Police Department said.
The crash happened around 6:50 p.m. near 724 Fletcher Parkway, ECPD Lt. Darrin Forster said in a news release.
Police received a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle and found a man unconscious in the roadway upon arrival.
The pedestrian, identified as an 89-year-old man, was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His name has not yet been publicly released.
The driver of the car, a 2014 Kia Optima, remained at the scene of the crash and fully cooperated with the investigation, Forster said.
Drugs or alcohol are not suspected to have been a factor in the collision, according to police.
Anyone with information on the incident was asked to contact the El Cajon Police Department at 619-579-3311. The department also urged all people walking at night to wear bright clothes for visibility and to follow all street crossing rules and devices.