Pedestrian-Auto Collision Near 28th Street Left 31-Year-Old Man Fatally Injured

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 27, 2023) – Saturday evening, a pedestrian accident on State Route 94 claimed the life of William Benjamin Koch. The fatal collision happened around 9:21 p.m. along the eastbound lanes of SR-94, west of 28th Street in the neighborhood of Grant Hill. According to CHP, a white Chevrolet Silverado pick hit the pedestrian attempting to cross the freeway lanes. Subsequently, the 44-year-old Chevy driver pulled over as one witness contacted emergency dispatch. Unfortunately, the first responders declared the pedestrian dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver stayed at the site of the incident and cooperated with the investigators. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office later identified the deceased victim as 31-year-old William Benjamin Koch. Koch was believed to be a resident of Denver, Colorado but had been vacationing in San Diego at the time of the incident. CHP Officials shut down two left lanes of State Route 94 for at least an hour as crews investigated the scene.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of William Benjamin Koch.
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