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Man hit by SUV, killed on Oak Park street, San Diego police say

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Posted at 5:46 AM, Jul 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-14 11:01:15-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A man was hit by an SUV and killed in the Oak Park neighborhood early Thursday morning, San Diego Police said.

According to SDPD officials, the incident happened just before 4:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of 54th Street.

Police said a 2014 Dodge Journey SUV was traveling southbound on 54th Street when it struck a man who was in the roadway.

ABC 10News learned an ambulance traveling down the same street a short time later stopped to assist. Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was not identified.

The SUV’s 34-year-old male driver remained at the scene and was questioned by police.

SDPD Traffic Division investigators are looking into the circumstances that led to the crash.

The investigation forced the closure of northbound and southbound 54th Street, between Redwood Street and College Grove Drive.