Skateboarder Hit, Killed By Car In Vista

A young skateboarder died Sunday when he rode into the path of an oncoming car and was struck, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

The collision took place around 1 a.m. in the 1600 block of Hacienda Drive. Witnesses told deputies that the skateboarder was riding westbound in the right eastbound lane and swerved in the path of a BMW traveling in the left eastbound lane.

The 24-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the BMW was not arrested, but an investigation was underway.