LANCASTER, Calif. – A San Bernardino County man was hit by a van and killed in the Lancaster area over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
The 28-year-old Colton man was fatally injured about 5:45 a.m. Sunday on Avenue I east of 80th Street East, the California Highway Patrol reported. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.
According to the CHP, the man was hit by a 1994 Ford Econoline van that was eastbound on Avenue I. The motorist stopped at the scene and was not arrested.
“This collision happened during the hours of darkness,” a CHP statement said. “There are no street lights at this location. The cause of this collision is still under investigation. The use of alcohol and/or drugs is still under investigation.”
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call CHP Officer D. Veliz at 661-948-8541.