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Pedestrian killed while crossing S. Mission Rd.


Last updated 10/24/2013 at Noon

A 60-year-old male pedestrian was hit and killed by a motorcyclist on Thursday, Oct. 10 while attempting to cross South Mission Road near Clemmens Lane in Fallbrook.

Luis Nelasco Pedro of Bonsall was struck at about 6:45 p.m. that evening by 1977 BMW R100 being driven by a 62-year-old Fallbrook man.

California Highway Patrol public information officer Jim Bettencourt said the motorcyclist was traveling at about 45 miles per hour at the time the pedestrian was attempting to cross South Mission Road.

“It took place in a dark area and [the pedestrian] was not in a crosswalk,” said Bette...

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