Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Fatal Accident near Sixth Avenue

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 23, 2023) – Early Tuesday morning, one man was pronounced dead after a pedestrian collision on C Street. Police responded to the scene around 5:20 p.m., near Sixth Avenue and the Fifth Avenue trolley station. For reasons under investigation, a pedestrian crawled onto the road from the sidewalk at the 1000 block of Sixth Avenue. There, the driver of a passing trash truck failed to stop in time and struck the man. Medics arrived and pronounced the male pedestrian between 30 and 40-years-old dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity. San Diego Officials shut down southbound Sixth Avenue at B Street for hours while crews worked on the scene. Those with additional information about the fatal C Street pedestrian collision are encouraged to contact the department’s traffic division at 8858-495-7800.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the victim. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.
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