Search for driver in deadly hit-and-run - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Search for driver in deadly hit-and-run

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on state Route 94 in the city's Golden Hill neighborhood Saturday, a CHP dispatcher said.

The fatal hit-and-run occurred at 1:32 a.m. as a pedestrian walked facing traffic in the freeway's westbound lanes, approaching 25th Street.

"The pedestrian was walking in the traffic lane of the freeway, presenting a traffic hazard, and was struck by an unknown passing vehicle," the dispatcher said.

"The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries. After the collision, the driver fled the scene."

The CHP dispatcher said alcohol or drug use may have been a contributing factor. The CHP was continuing its investigation.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Person of interest sought in North Park attack

    Person of interest sought in North Park attack

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:53:27 GMT
    Police Saturday released photos of a "person of interest" in the most recent assault in North Park and asked the public's help in identifying the man, who was seen in the area of the attack. 
    Police Saturday released photos of a "person of interest" in the most recent assault in North Park and asked the public's help in identifying the man, who was seen in the area of the attack. 
  • Horse rescued from Valley Center gives birth

    Horse rescued from Valley Center gives birth

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:33:11 GMT
    A horse rescued from a Valley Center property last weekend has given birth to a healthy foal.  
    A horse rescued from a Valley Center property last weekend has given birth to a healthy foal.  
  • Health officials warn about West Nile virus risk

    Health officials warn about West Nile virus risk

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:23:26 GMT
    A 73-year-old La Mesa man is recovering from a bout with an illness associated with West Nile virus, and an El Cajon woman probably contracted the mosquito-borne disease, as well, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. 
    A 73-year-old La Mesa man is recovering from a bout with an illness associated with West Nile virus, and an El Cajon woman probably contracted the mosquito-borne disease, as well, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.