Pedestrian fatally struck in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA (CNS) – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday while trying to cross a Chula Vista roadway.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was attempting to cross the 600 block of Anita Street near Broadway when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle at about 6:50 a.m., according to a Chula Police Department statement.

He was taken to a hospital in critical condition to be treated for head injuries, but later died, police officials said.

Police said the driver was not cited in connection with the crash and neither alcohol nor speed were suspected to have been involved.

Authorities temporarily closed Anita Street between Jayken Way and Silvas Street following the crash.

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