Car hits, kills contractor in Emerald Hills

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A contractor was struck and killed by a car Monday on an Emerald Hills-area road while he was in the area surveying property, authorities said.

The 73-year-old pedestrian was crossing the street in the 5300 block of Geneva Avenue when the eastbound vehicle hit him shortly before 7:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

The car then veered to the right and crashed into a parked vehicle, Sgt. Tim Underwood said.

The victim died at the scene. His name was withheld pending family notification.

The 25-year-old motorist was cooperating with police, SDPD public- affairs Officer Billy Hernandez said.  It was not immediately clear who was at fault for the accident.

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