61-Year-Old Man Killed in Car Crash near Encinitas Village Shopping Center
ENCINITAS, CA (January 9, 2018) – A man was struck and killed on Tuesday evening, when crossing North El Camino Real outside a marked crosswalk near Encinitas Boulevard.
Deputy Michael Power, said that the 61-year-old man was hit by a vehicle going northbound on North El Camino Real, in an intersection surrounded by the Camino Real, Weigand Plaza and Encinitas Village shopping centers. The victim sustained critical injuries and was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
The driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fatal accident. Although drugs and alcohol do not seem to be involved, weather may have been a contributing factor, as it was raining at the time of the collision.
No further information has been released on the identities of the people involved in the accident.
Our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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