OCEANSIDE–A pedestrian was struck and killed in a vehicle collision on State Route 76 in Oceanside Sunday, the Oceanside Police Department said.
Oceanside police officers responded to a collision at approximately 10:35 p.m., involving a vehicle and pedestrian at State Route 76 and College Blvd. Officers located an unresponsive male lying on the sidewalk at the corner of the intersection. Life saving measures were immediately performed by the officers on scene followed by Oceanside paramedics. The 25-year-old male was pronounced dead on scene. The pedestrians name is being withheld at this time pending notification to the family.
Based on the statement of the driver involved and several witnesses, it appears the driver was traveling eastbound on State Route 76 approaching a green light at College Blvd. The pedestrian was crossing State Route 76 on the west side of the intersection against a red hand and was struck by the vehicle.
Following the collision, the driver remained on scene and was cooperative with police. Neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor in this collision on the part of the driver.
The investigation is ongoing.