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Man dies following hit-and-run outside Sharp Memorial Hospital

San Diego Police
Posted at 7:56 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 22:59:16-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — One man has died after a hit-and-run outside Sharp Memorial Hospital in Kearny Mesa, after he had reportedly been discharged from the hospital.

San Diego Police said a 61-year-old man was in the southbound land in the 3000 block of Health Center Dr. when they were hit by an unknown vehicle just after 5:30 p.m. The vehicle fled the scene after hitting the man, SDPD said.

The man was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Police told ABC 10News at the scene that the man had reportedly just been discharged from the hospital before he was hit by the vehicle.

SDPD Traffic Division was investigating the collision. The victim's name was not immediately released.

Health Center Dr. and Frost St. were closed following the hit-and-run for investigators.