Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Highway 54 South of 805 Freeway
NATIONAL CITY, CA (December 2, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle Sunday evening in National City, CHP officials said.
The fatal incident happened around 10:20 p.m. on westbound Highway 54, just South of 805 Freeway.
According to an initial dispatch by the California Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was struck by a white Ford Explorer. Emergency crews responded to the scene and provided life-saving aid to the victim.
Sadly, the unidentified pedestrian did not survive and was declared the dead.
The SUV sustained a broken headlight and was towed away for evidence.
All lanes on westbound Highway 54 at 805 Freeway were stopped for the on-scene investigation and clearing operation.
No additional information was provided at this time. We will continue to update this post as new details are released.
We hope the family and friends of the victim are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support as they grieve for the loss of their loved one.
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