Man found unconscious in street near Balboa Park later dies

Atleast they tried. It gave him a chance to survive.

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SAN DIEGO — A man found unconscious in the street at the intersection of University Avenue and Vermont Street near Balboa Park died a short time later Sunday evening.

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San Diego police said no one was located who had seen what happened, but the man had severe head injuries and appeared to have been hit by a vehicle. The first 911 call was recorded at 7:08 p.m.

A bystander attempted to perform CPR on the man without success, according to radio reports. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A portion of University Avenue was temporarily closed to traffic during the investigation.