Border wall at night
The border all in Otay Mesa at night. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A man fell and died Friday morning when a group of migrants attempted to climb the over border wall in Otay Mesa.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, San Diego Fire-Rescue and San Diego Police responded to the scene of the incident, which was reported just before 5 a.m.

Authorities said one man was pronounced dead at the scene. Five other people were transported to a hospital.

The injury occurred in the fog on the wall along La Media Road near Drucker Lane.

City News Service contributed to this article.

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.