Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Pedestrian fatally hit by San Diego sheriff's deputy cruiser

A pedestrian died early Tuesday in San Marcos after being hit by a San Diego County Sheriff's Department patrol vehicle.

A deputy had just pulled out of a parking lot to follow a suspected drunk driver in the northern San Diego County community when a pedestrian stepped into the darkened street in an area not marked as a crosswalk, the sheriff's department said.

The incident, which occurred about 1:30 a.m., is under investigation.


Cause of Koreatown apartment fire probed; 4 hurt, 1 severely

Man allegedly wrote of killing children, 'Dark Knight' massacre

Arnold Schwarzenegger to meld Hollywood with politics at USC

 --Tony Perry in San Diego

Comments () | Archives (0)


Recommended on Facebook


In Case You Missed It...


About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Please send to newstips@latimes.com
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.


Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: