FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Officer Mike Nelson, 760.839.4407
This evening at about 7:15 PM, Escondido Police and Fire Communications was notified that a male pedestrain walking across Valley Parkway west of Citrus Avenue was struck by an eastbound pickup truck. CPR was initiated, but the man did not survive his injuries. The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped and cooperated with the officers who responded. The cause of the collision will be determined after a thorough analysis of the available evidence and witness statements. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Mike Nelson at 760.839.4407.
-Lt. T. Albergo, Traffic Bureau
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