By Gina Yarbrough
Oceanside, CA–A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to cross an intersection early Friday morning in Oceanside, authorities said.
The incident occurred at 5:37 a.m. between the intersections of Roymar Road and Foussat Road, near Mission Avenue, the Oceanside Police Department stated in a release.
Officers arrived on the scene and located a pedestrian who suffered major head trauma and other significant injuries. Despite life-saving measures attempted by an off-duty Camp Pendleton EMT, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
Oceanside Police Department investigators responded to lead an investigation. Eastbound traffic on Mission Avenue was diverted at Roymar Road for several hours to allow for the investigation to be completed. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was fully cooperative.
Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the collision, police said.
The name of the pedestrian is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact Investigator Lissner at (760) 435-4431 or email KLissner@oceansideca.org.