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Man found dead off SR-94 in San Diego's Golden Hill area

Posted at 7:57 AM, Dec 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-15 14:21:10-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A man was found dead off the state Route 94 freeway in Golden Hill Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officials said they received reports of a disabled white Mazda Tribute SUV on the right shoulder of eastbound SR-94 near 25th Street at around 6:40 a.m., with a man found “face down in the ice plant” and unresponsive in a nearby embankment.

According to the CHP, officers and emergency personnel arrived at the scene, but the man -- who was not identified -- was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the man’s death is under investigation, and it remains unknown if alcohol and/or drugs were a factor in the incident.