Pedestrian hit, killed on south San Diego street

Posted at 9:03 AM, Jul 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 20:37:00-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on a South Bay road Monday morning, forcing the closure of a stretch of road leading to Interstate 805.

San Diego police said they received a report of a crash at Del Sol Boulevard and Dennery Road involving a pedestrian and vehicle at about 7:10 a.m. 

The victim, a man in his 40s, was struck by a male driver in his 20s in a 2012 Ford Fusion.

Police told 10News the pedestrian, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was not hurt.

Investigators said drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash.

The crash prompted authorities to shut down Del Sol Blvd. in both directions, between Dennery Road and Kostner Drive for several hours.