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Pedestrian struck and killed on SR 163 in Mission Valley

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man seen apparently dancing within lanes of state Route 163 in Mission Valley was fatally struck by a passing motorist in an SUV early Thursday, authorities said.

The man, whose was not immediately identified, was struck on the southbound side of the highway, north of Friars Road, at about 1 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

He died at the scene, the CHP reported.

Shortly before 1 a.m., a motorist called the CHP to report that a man was dancing within lanes of the highway. The CHP then received a call from the motorist who struck the man.

According to the CHP, the second motorist, who was driving a 2008 Toyota Highlander, said that he had hit something running across the highway.

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