A San Diego police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A 33-year-old man died Sunday night when he was struck by a big rig in the University Heights area of San Diego.

The crash occurred at 9:26 p.m. at Texas Street and Madison Avenue, San Diego Police Officer Robert Heims said.

“The pedestrian entered the roadway and ran into the side of the trailer,” Heims said. “He fell onto he ground and was run over by the trailer.”

The man was taken to a hospital, where he died, the officer said.

— City News Service

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