Man falls out of car on I-8; fatally struck by semi-truck

LA MESA —  A 26-year-old man was killed Friday morning after he fell from the passenger seat of a car on Interstate 8 in La Mesa, according to Cali...

November 26, 2022
4:52 AM

LA MESA —  A 26-year-old man was killed Friday morning after he fell from the passenger seat of a car on Interstate 8 in La Mesa, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The Santa Ana man was in a black Audi A4 that was heading west on I-8 near Severin Drive about 10:50 a.m. when, for unknown reasons, he got out of the front passenger seat while the car was still moving, officials said. After falling onto the freeway, he was fatally struck by a semi-truck, according to the CHP. All lanes near the collision were closed for about an hour while officers conducted their investigation.

Caleb Lunetta