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Man, 87, stumbles into intersection and is struck and killed by charter bus

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Posted at 10:06 AM, Oct 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-16 13:06:44-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An 87-year-old man was killed when he stumbled into an intersection in San Diego and was struck by a charter bus, authorities said.

The pedestrian was crossing in the 500 block of San Ysidro Boulevard, approximately 10 feet south of the intersection at Virginia Avenue, when he stumbled into the northbound No. 1 lane at about 6:45 p.m. Friday. The man fell just in front of an approaching charter bus, the San Diego Police Department reported.

The bus struck the pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The SDPD's Traffic Division was investigating the death.