Man Fatally Hurt after San Diego Pedestrian Crash on Kurtz Street near Pacific Highway
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 30, 2019) – A 79-year-old man died following a pedestrian crash on Kurtz Street on Saturday, June 29.
The crash occurred at 10:50 p.m. in the 2700 block of Kurtz Street near Pacific Highway in the Midway district of San Diego.
Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department said that the pedestrian stood on the south sidewalk of Kurtz Street. Then he allegedly darted in front of an eastbound 2006 Toyota Prius driven by a 59-year-old woman.
Emergency responders transported the 79-year-old man to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries, said Heims.
According to the police, the driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It was not immediately reported whether she was cited or arrested.
San Diego police urge anyone who saw the incident to call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
We send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Wishing them strength and comfort as they grieve for their loss.
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