POWAY–An alleged intoxicated pedestrian walking along State Route 67 in Poway was struck and killed by multiple vehicles Sunday evening, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department said.
The fatal accident occurred shortly after 11 p.m., in the 15500 block of State Route 67.
According to witnesses, a 35-year old male, who was heavily intoxicated, was walking in the middle of the northbound travel lane. A Buick Century, driven by a 28-year old female, was traveling northbound. The vehicle collided into the pedestrian, launching him into the southbound travel lane. The man was immediately hit again and dragged approximately fifty yards by four other vehicles that were traveling southbound. The man, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced deceased at the scene. None of the drivers of the other involved vehicles were injured.
The Sheriff’s Department traffic division is investigating the incident.