A San Diego Sheriff’s vehicle. Photo by Alexander Nguyen

A car struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday near Brengle Terrace Park.

The 63-year-old man was crossing East Vista Way mid-block east of Townsite Drive when the northbound vehicle hit him about 5:45 a.m., according to San Diego Sheriff’s officials.

Medics took the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Sgt. Hernan Gonzalez said. His name was not immediately released.

The 42-year-old motorist was cooperative with investigators, and he was not believed to have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident, the sergeant said.

–City News Service

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