Pedestrian fatally hit by car crossing Chula Vista intersection

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) — A pedestrian crossing an intersection in Chula Vista Wednesday morning was killed after being hit by a vehicle.

The victim was struck by a southbound vehicle while crossing Fourth Ave. at E St, just after midnight, according to a Chula Vista police statement. Authorities said the pedestrian was in the crosswalk, but it was not immediately clear whether he or the motorist had the right of way at the time.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said. His name was not immediately released.

Police said the uninjured driver remained at the scene after the crash and was not suspected of being under the influence.

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