Teen Killed Crossing Street Identified

Friends and family mourned the death of a Chula Vista teenager who was struck by a vehicle over the weekend in the southeastern part of the city.

Eric Hudika, 17, was hit while crossing the eastbound lanes of the 1000 block of Olympic Parkway at around 4:10 a.m. Sunday, according to Chula Vista police and the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.

The Otay Ranch High School student died at the scene of severe head trauma and internal injuries, Chula Vista police spokesman Bernard Gonzales said.

The driver of the car, 23-year-old Chula Vista resident Rogelio Villalobos, was not arrested, but an investigation into the cause of the crash is under way, according to Gonzales.

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