Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Encinitas


A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Monday morning, Sept. 23, on an Encinitas street, authorities said.

The man, who was estimated to be between 65 and 70 years old, was hit around 6:45 a.m. near the intersection of 11th Street and North Rancho Santa Fe Road, said sheriff’s Lt. Ted Greenawald.

Greenawald said he didn’t know if the man was walking in a marked crosswalk when he was struck.

The driver stopped after the collision and cooperated with deputies.

The condition of the pedestrian was not released. No other details were immediately available.

— Karen Kucher is a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune