A pedestrian was killed crossing a street when he was hit by a vehicle in South Sacramento this morning.
A 27-year-old man was walking across West Stockton Boulevard near Sheldon Road about 4:30 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound, according to a Sacramento police.
The man, who was not immediately identified, was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle stopped and waited for police to arrive.
There are no indications that drugs or alcohol were involved, and there were no crosswalks in the area, said police Officer Doug Morse. He said it appears the collision was an unfortunate accident and not the result of any criminal activity.
Anyone who witnesses this collision is asked to call Detective Doug Tracy (916) 808-6057 or dispatch at (916) 264-5471.
This post was updated by Bee staff writer Kim Minugh.