February 25, 2024
A pickup truck fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday on Interstate 8 close to Lake Murray, authorities reported. Picture by way of OnScene.TV.

A pickup truck fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday on Interstate 8 close to Lake Murray, authorities reported.

The Chevrolet Silverado hit the sufferer at about 8:30 a.m. on the eastbound aspect of the freeway, simply west of Baltimore Drive in La Mesa, in accordance with the California Freeway Patrol.

The pedestrian, described as male and probably a transient, died on the scene. Based on a witness, he ran out onto the freeway and stood within the roadway simply previous to getting hit by the truck, the CHP reported.

–Metropolis Information Service