A Del Mar man was struck and killed Friday while trying to cross Centre City Parkway with a group of people. Escondido police said that 29-year-old Wesley Askins III died when he was struck at about 10:25 p.m. near the cross-street of Brotherton Road. Askins was thrown several yards by the collision, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The southbound driver who struck pulled over at the scene and cooperated with police officers. Police are reporting that the driver did not appear to be under the influence of any drugs or alcohol.
Anyone with information about the accident is encouraged to call Officer Mike Nelson at (760) 839-4407.
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