Early Wednesday morning, a pedestrian was killed in the westbound lanes of Interstate 8. The body of an unidentified pedestrian was found in the roadway. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident was reported sometime around 6:00 a.m. and happened near Taylor Street in the Midway area. Very little information has been released about this fatal collision, but we do know that a vehicle struck a person, and that vehicle stopped near the scene after the crash.
There has been no word on whether or not that driver has been cited or charged in connection with the incident. A portion of I-8 and the Taylor Street onramp had to be closed as crews and investigators worked the scene. The cause of this fatal pedestrian crash is still under investigation with local law enforcement officials.