Man Killed in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accident near Interstate 8

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 17, 2022) – Monday evening, a male pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run crash on Fairmont Avenue.

The accident occurred around 9:20 p.m., near the I-8 on-ramp on October 3rd.

As per reports, the man was walking near the freeway on-ramp when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver then fled the scene without stopping and rendering aid.

When paramedics arrived, they found the pedestrian with major injuries and transported him to Scripps Mercy Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, authorities have not yet released the identity of the deceased victim. Moreover, crews closed the on-ramp area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

There is no available information about the description of the suspect vehicle, but officials urge any witnesses to contact them at their local offices immediately.

Once available, further details will be provided about the hit-and-run crash on Fairmont Avenue.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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