ESCONDIDO (CNS) - Escondido police Friday were investigating a traffic accident in which a 50-year-old man was struck and killed by a pickup truck.
The pedestrian fatality on Valley Parkway, west of Citrus Avenue, was reported at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, said Escondido police Lt. Tom Albergo.
The man was attempting to walk across Valley Parkway when he was struck by the eastbound pickup, Albergo said, noting that the driver stopped and was cooperating with police.
The man was 50, lived in Escondido and died at the scene, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office. His name was not immediately released.
A domestic violence suspect was taken into custody Tuesday morning following a standoff with patrol officers and a SWAT team that lasted more than four hours in the Bay Terraces-Paradise Valley area, police said.
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