San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office at the County Operations Center. Photo by Ken Stone

Authorities Wednesday identified an 87-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a car in Mira Mesa.

John Fitzpatrick of San Diego was crossing Mira Mesa Boulevard mid-block just west of Black Mountain Road shortly before 6:30 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a westbound Acura driven by a 21-year-old man, according to San Diego police.

Fitzpatrick was pronounced dead at the scene, the Medical Examiner’s Office reported.

— City News Service

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