SAN DIEGO — A pedestrian was struck and fatally injured by a minivan Monday morning near an Interstate 5 offramp in the Middletown area, police said.
The driver remained at the scene of the collision, which was reported around 5:05 a.m. in the 2700 block of India Street near the offramp from northbound I-5, San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said.
A 55-year-old man behind the wheel of a Chrysler minivan was exiting northbound I-5 at India Street when he struck a 38-year-old man as he was attempting to cross the street, Delimitros said.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the officer said. The man’s name was withheld pending family notification.
Authorities shut down the offramp and northbound India Street from Laurel Street for the investigation. The offramp and all lanes were reopened by 8:40 a.m.