Man Struck, Killed by Car on El Camino Real near Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas

Encinitas Pedestrian Accident
Man Killed in Encinitas Pedestrian Accident on El Camino Real

Encinitas, California (November 10, 2023) – A 37-year-old man died after being hit by a car on Wednesday night in Encinitas.

The fatal auto-pedestrian accident happened on El Camino Real north of Encinitas Boulevard at around 8:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The man was crossing the roadway and was struck by a northbound Hyundai Santa Fe SUV.

The man suffered major injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he died.

The driver of the involved vehicle stayed at the accident scene and cooperated with the authorities.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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