Person killed in hit and run in Clairemont

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a 44-year-old pedestrian in San Diego Wednesday evening.

Officers received the call about 7:30 p.m. about a hit and run in the 5500 block of Clairemont Mesa Boulevard near Interstate 805, according to Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department.

The man was struck by the vehicle in the No. 2 lane of Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, then run over by two other vehicles that also left the scene, Heims said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, Heims said.

It was unclear if the victim was in a marked crosswalk at the time of the accident and “fault is yet to be determined,” Heims said.

The name of the victim was not disclosed.

Anyone who witnessed this deadly hit-and-run was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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