PEDESTRIAN SUFFERS FATAL INJURIES IN CRASH

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August 2, 1015 (La Mesa) -- Yesterday at approximately 8:42 p.m., the La Mesa Police Department received a report of a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle in the 7500 block of El Cajon Boulevard. 

The pedestrian/victim (61 year old male) was walking across westbound lanes of traffic when he was struck by a 2-door sedan. The driver of the sedan remained at the scene and was cooperative with the investigation. Alcohol was not a factor in the collision.

The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition but later succumbed to his injuries. His identity is being withheld pending family notifications. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the La Mesa Police Department. 

You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (orwww.sdcrimestoppers.com). You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information in this case.