Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Collision in Logan Heights

SAN DIEGO, CA (January 14, 2021) – Early Monday morning, an elderly man was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Franklin Avenue.

The incident happened around 3:15 a.m., in the 2000 block of Franklin Avenue. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

Police say a man in his 60s was walking in the area when a vehicle struck him and immediately fled the scene.

Paramedics arrived and transported the male pedestrian to a hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity.

At this time, the identities of both the deceased victim and the hit-and-run suspect remain unavailable. However, San Diego Officials continue to investigate the Logan Heights crash.

The surrounding area was closed for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

Once available, further details will be provided to the public about the hit-and-run accident on Franklin Avenue.


The team at Sweet James offers their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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