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Vista Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash Vista Way Near Arcadia Avenue

Vista Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash Vista Way Near Arcadia Avenue

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Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on East Vista Way Near Arcadia Avenue

VISTA, CA (July 25, 2021) – A pedestrian was killed after a hit-and-run crash on East Vista Way in the city of Vista.

The San Diego Union-Tribune and ABC 10 News wrote that the tragic accident occurred late Saturday night. Officers reported the collision at about 11:10 p.m.

The incident happened on July 24 when a vehicle was going south on East Vista Way near Arcadia Avenue. At the same time, a male pedestrian was crossing west.

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Vista

The Sheriff’s Department said the driver then struck the man for an unknown reason. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and found him left lying unresponsive in the middle of the road.

The victim sustained major injuries as a result of the collision. Medical personnel soon rushed him to the Palomar Medical Center Escondido, where he died.

The name of the deceased man remains unreleased pending notification of next of kin.  Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the motorist did not stop to render aid to the pedestrian.

The hit-and-run suspect fled north on East Vista Way toward Fallbrook following the crash. Officers described the car as a white Lexus sedan, possibly an IS 300.

The cause of the fatal collision is still under investigation.


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