SAN DIEGO — A 71-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday morning by a hit-and-run driver in Fallbrook.

The man was attempting to cross East Mission Road near Iowa Street around 5:05 a.m. when he was struck, California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Smale said.

The victim, whose name was withheld pending family notification, was pronounced dead at the scene, Smale said.

No vehicle description was immediately available.

Anyone with information regarding the crash was asked to call the CHP at 858-637-3800.