Clairemont hit-and-run driver crashes into truck, killing man sleeping inside

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man was killed after his truck was struck while he was inside sleeping.

The victim was sleeping in his GMC truck in the 3000 block of Clairemont Dr. when another driver struck his vehicle shortly after 9 a.m., according to San Diego police.

The man in the truck died at the scene, police said. Another parked van was also heavily damaged. The driver of the vehicle that struck the victim's van left his truck behind and fled the scene on foot. Police say he ran northbound on Clairemont Drive. The hit-and-run driver is described as a middle-aged Caucasian man, driving a Chevy Silverado.

The name of the victim was not released.

Police are now searching for the hit-and-run driver. Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call SDPD at 619-531-2000.

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