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CHP officer hits man who darts out onto highway

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man darted across Interstate 8 near Mission Bay Park and was struck and killed by a passing California Highway Patrol car, CHP officers said Sunday.

The unidentified man appeared to be between 40 and 60 years old.

He darted into the Ocean Beach Freeway's eastbound lanes about 10:10 p.m. Saturday just east of the Sports Arena Boulevard interchange, according to a report from the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.

The man was struck by an on-duty CHP patrol vehicle that was headed east, according to the Medical Examiner's Office. Additional CHP personnel arrived and said the man was dead of obvious fatal trauma, according to a report released Sunday.

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