Man Struck and Killed by Big Rig in Pedestrian Crash on Texas Street
SAN DIEGO, CA (November 19, 2019) — A 33-year-old man died after being fatally struck by a big rig on Texas Street in San Diego on Sunday, November 17.
According to authorities, the accident occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. in the University Heights neighborhood.
The accident happened when the driver tried to make a right turn onto Texas Street from Madison Avenue. At the same time, the pedestrian stepped off the corner, said San Diego police Officer Robert Heims.
Heims stated that the pedestrian entered the roadway and ran into the side of the trailer. He then fell onto the ground and the trailer run him over.
Emergency responders transported the man to the hospital, where he died. His identity was not immediately released by the authorities.
There are no reports of drugs or alcohol as factors that contributed to the crash.
Officials are still investigating the incident.
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