San Diego, CA (July 29, 2023) – On Friday, July 28, 2023, a tragic accident occurred near Kearny Mesa when a pickup truck struck and killed a 62-year-old man walking on the side of northbound Interstate 805.
The incident happened after the man’s sedan was involved in a minor collision with a semi-truck, causing both vehicles to stop on the right shoulder of the freeway around 12 p.m.
The man then crossed the transition lanes to exchange information with the semi-truck driver.
After their conversation, he attempted to walk back to his car but was hit by the pickup as he crossed the traffic lanes.
The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The pickup driver cooperated with investigators, and no other injuries were reported.